History as weather: A fractal theory of history for Ian Morris, Jared Diamond and CGP Grey

Note: This post originally appeared on Medium in 2016. This a very lightly revised version with new formatting for ease of readability. It preceded the post on historical revisionism and anthropology of family but it tackles and elaborates on some of the same themes. Contents1 Outline of the argument2 History‚Äôs attractors3 Fractal histories3.1 Aside: Wall … Continue reading History as weather: A fractal theory of history for Ian Morris, Jared Diamond and CGP Grey