Hiatus Post — The Importance of Agriculture

The institute will be on hiatus for this week but we’ll return next week with a fresh batch of posts and podcast, all focused on the topic of meat. Until then, please enjoy excerpts from the recently published book Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? (available for purchase on Routledge and Amazon). Our civilization, like many … More Hiatus Post — The Importance of Agriculture

New Book — Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? is a new book that explores the rise and fall of complex, large-scale societies in the ancient world and what lessons we can take from these past experiments in sustainability. Scott Johnson, the book’s author, is the founder of the Low Technology Institute and the current host of the podcast. … More New Book — Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?