Palladium Podcast 65: The Centralized Society

Sara Bakhshi/Zoroastrian Tower of Silence, Iran

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss the logic behind a centralized society and what life looks like inside it. Despite the psychological stresses of living in a world where everything is tracked and legible, societies around the world seem to move increasingly toward this model. What are its actual strengths and weaknesses? Is our problem too much scale or insufficient social complexity? And what’s the real lesson of the Tower of Babel?

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