Review the texts linked below to learn more about perspectives on the relationship between the past and the present.
The Last Americans: Environmental Collapse and the End of Civilization
Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution
Then write 1-2 paragraphs in response to the following questions:
- Which (if any) of the perspectives in the provided texts rings most true for you? Why?
- Do you believe that history repeats itself? Why or why not?
- What historical reference point(s) would you use to describe the state of the world today? Why