The rise and fall of civilizations can be predicted by a simple equation, and our civilisation is in for a fall some time soon.
This is according to Peter Turchin, from the University of Connecticut, who says mathematics can explain human behaviour far more accurately than you might think.
And if his calculations are correct, the world should be prepared for years of political turmoil that will peak at some point in the next century.
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