Democracy and the Principle of Imminent Collapse

field of dominoes

The Principle of Imminent Collapse states that, by circumstance or consequence, everything in our universe is on the verge of failure and all it takes is a nudge to bring it down. This principle extends upward and outward to the Universe and inward and downward to terrestrial and mundane examples of river pollution and celebrity personalities shooting their mouths off. That latter example also embodies the statement “give a man a long enough rope and he’ll hang himself with it.”

Robert Carlson is a writer & photographer who has been active since the mid-1960s. His writing spans many genre & can be found in venues across the Internets.

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