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Submitted by Suresh Mittal (India), Jun 19, 2007 at 12:07

Every civilization has natural life cycle of about 1200 years. It is more like a human being who has a limited life span of average of 75 years. Like humans, civilization has its childhood, adulthood and mature age and finally death. In the first phase civilization consolidates, cements together by a common religion and language and culture. Once the civilization acquires inherent strength of its own, then begins the second phase EXPANSION. In this phase culture of the civilization expands in new territories conquered by the armed forces. Population grows. Civilization gains strength and glory spreads far and wide. Then after expansion phase is completed, Phase III starts which brings unprecedented power and wealth to its people.

This is golden age of the civilization. Education, health care, general welfare of the populace touches new limits. Then it leads to maturity. It starts running of new ideas. False pride, ego and past glory fills the minds of the people. Enterprise sleeps and alien people gains strength. Slowly but surely internal irreversible decay sets in and civilzation which stood proudly as show piece of the world starts collapsing. Eventually empty shell too is smashed. New alien people take over. Just compare this story with present western civilization. Its 1st phase began in 10th century and lasted til renaissance. 2nd phase lasted from renaissance to the french revolution. 3rd phase began around the beginning of 19th century and WILL LAST TIL EARLY PART OF THIS CENTURY-21st. Around the year 2030 there may be major inter-civilizational war which will alter the course of history. Western world will finally lose that power shifting war to China and its Muslim allies. Flood of Asian people will take control of Americas and Europe. Local people will either be absorbed in the alien flood or pushed to side lines. Hence there will be no Western civilization from the early part of next century. All its institutions, buildings, values and culture will disappear exactly the way Roman or Greek Civilization did.


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