Pitirim Sorokin

The visionary Russian exile sociologist of decline, fall -- and resurrection

Thinking of last night’s post about Neil DeGraide and the claim that after collapse comes rebirth puts me in mind of Pitirim Sorokin. Ever heard of him? I used to write about him from time to time on my blog, but haven’t done so in years. Robert Benne wrote about him a few years ago in First Things. This excerpt gives you good background:

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