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picture20 Apr 2005 @ 22:17, by D

Stone-faced moai reveal little about themselves on Easter Island, Chile.

Opening May 1, 2005 at the

Inspired by the ideas in Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Jared Diamond's current bestseller, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Suceed, this groundbreaking exhibit examines how human societies have recognized or ignored—and solved or failed to solve—key environmental issues, including those that concern our contemporary global society.


Related Article: The Mirror of our Fate:

"We have to wonder why the Maya kings and nobles failed to recognize these seemingly obvious problems undermining their society. Their attention was evidently focused on their short-term concerns of enriching themselves, waging wars, erecting monuments and extracting enough food from the peasants to support all these activities. Like most leaders throughout human history, the Maya kings and nobles did not heed long-term problems, insofar as they perceived them."
—Jared Diamond, The Mirror of our Fate

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