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The United States is in steep decline. Plagued by runaway debt, a shrinking economy and environmental catastrophes to rival Chernobyl, the US has been. Orlov Dmitry Paperback [PDF] [EPUB] Dmitry Orlov was born in Leningrad, USSR [PDF] Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and. Reinventing Collapse and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects Paperback – May 31, By comparing a collapse that has run its course to one that is now unfolding, Dmitry Orlov holds a unique.


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Ed. note: A revised and expanded second edition of Reinventing Collapse is in the works, due to be published in the spring of -KS. Dmitry Orlov was born in Leningrad, USSR, into an academic family, and emigrated to the US in the mids. He holds degrees in Computer Engineering and. He is the author of several previous books, including Reinventing Collapse and The Five Stages of Collapse. Afterburn (PDF). Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.

The U. The very worst scenario, according to Orlov, is a perfectly functioning, growing economy that one day suddenly collapses.

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An example of accidental collapse preparation is the fact that many Russians had a little patch where they grew their own food. When society collapsed, many people already had a habit of taking care of some of their own food supplies, and the kitchen gardens saved many lives.

But will fate be as kind to the United States? On top of that, U. Orlov points out other equally fascinating paradoxes. Since there was no profit motive in the Soviet Union, there was no incentive for planned obsolescence in the few consumer products that were produced.

Instead, they constructed simple, functional and sturdy but oh-so-ugly refrigerators that were sufficiently durable and repairable to function long after production of a model was stopped.

The rack is virtually impossible to repair for a layperson, and if the manufacturer decides to not keep these small plastic details worth a dollar or so in stock with no profit margin , I will have to buy a new rack for more than USD, or learn to do without … That is how the over mature capitalist consumer society works today.

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Another difference between Russia and the United States is that Russia is a rich country that is more than self-sufficient in terms of energy. Who will be interested in selling energy to the U.

Thus, on this point as well, the U. What then is recommended by Orlov and his ilk, who like bloodhounds have an unrivaled sense of smell in regards to detecting and analysing systemic weaknesses?

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Why should essentially powerless people want to engage in a humiliating farce designed to demonstrate the legitimacy of those who wield the power? What Orlov instead praises are people without strong convictions — people who mind their own business and who do what needs to be done, and refrain from being bothered about how others should live their lives.

On the contrary. Still, the experience of getting through those years was like someone pulling the rug out from under your feet, not just once, but several times, and every time you tried to stand up again, the rules had changed — and usually for the worse. The fundamental question that Orlov is preoccupied with in his book is: The book begins with a comparison between U.

Unlike other such comparisons, this one is not about the ways in which the empires are were different from each other, but instead about how they are similar in area after area. They both wanted what every superpower strives for — technological development, economic growth, full employment and world domination — they just happened to have some different ideas about the means to achieve these goals. The heat and agitation can be provided most efficaciously by a humiliating military defeat and widespread fear of a looming catastrophe.

Make no mistake about it: This is followed by a comparison between the Soviet and the U. What is interesting is that from a collapse perspective, the U. The reason for this is somewhat counter-intuitively that as everything functioned so poorly in the S. The U. The very worst scenario, according to Orlov, is a perfectly functioning, growing economy that one day suddenly collapses.

An example of accidental collapse preparation is the fact that many Russians had a little patch where they grew their own food.

When society collapsed, many people already had a habit of taking care of some of their own food supplies, and the kitchen gardens saved many lives.

But will fate be as kind to the United States?

In the U. On top of that, U. Orlov points out other equally fascinating paradoxes. Since there was no profit motive in the Soviet Union, there was no incentive for planned obsolescence in the few consumer products that were produced.

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Instead, they constructed simple, functional and sturdy but oh-so-ugly refrigerators that were sufficiently durable and repairable to function long after production of a model was stopped. The rack is virtually impossible to repair for a layperson, and if the manufacturer decides to not keep these small plastic details worth a dollar or so in stock with no profit margin , I will have to buy a new rack for more than USD, or learn to do without … That is how the over mature capitalist consumer society works today.

Another difference between Russia and the United States is that Russia is a rich country that is more than self-sufficient in terms of energy.

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Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects

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Look Inside Table of contents Introduction or preface. Related Subjects Cultural Critique. Over the past two centuries we have witnessed a wholesale replacement of most of the previous methods of conducting both business and daily life with … view title info.T h e U S f u n d e d the development of Internet routing protocols hoping to create a n e t w o r k t h a t would b e resilient in the face of nuclear attack.

Everyone felt sorry t h a t I h a d missed lunch, b u t nothing could be d o n e about it: lunchtime was officially over. They all insist t h a t looming energy shortages are a severe threat and that something m u s t be d o n e to address it.

The book is full of resigned shrugs regarding the possibility for any individual to prevent the coming societal collapse. T h e r e was a ten-liter limit on gasoline purchases. ONLY make copies of our ebooks for backup purposes. This revised and updated edition of Reinventing Collapse examines the circumstances of the demise of the Soviet superpower and offers clear insights into how we might prepare for the events that are unfolding here.

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