What are the Three Spheres by Mark Stahlman, President, CSDL
- Overview: A History of History of Civilizations
- Overview: The Lost Cause
- East: China Retrieves Chi & Leapfrogs the West
- East: India & Japan: Reconfiguration of the East
- West: Disenchantment of the West
- West: Natural Law
- Digital: Digital Sphere Retrieves Alchemy
- Digital: Post Humanity?
0:00 Introduction to the Three Spheres Series
3:37 Outline of this session
6:27 We have never been here before
11:41 Most historians do not understand 20th century
13:47 Oswald Spangler
17:00 Arnold Toynbee
21:16 Carroll Quigley
23:28 Sam Huntington
26:24 Marshall McLuhan
28:31 Technological determinism
34:42 Romano Guardini
40:55 All the questions posed by audience
48:17 What have technological transitions looked like in the past?
57:15 Is the East better suited to handle the current technological change than the West?
1:10:27 What are the four causes?
1:19:37 What does optimal society look like under digital conditions?
1:25:11 A preview of the remaining seven sessions of the course
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