Morris Berman was recently interviewed by Nomi Prins. If you are not familiar with him, he has just published the third book in his Dark Ages America series, “Why America Failed”.
He is the also the author of a trilogy on the evolution of human consciousness– “The Reenchantment of the World” (1981), “Coming to Our Senses” (1989), and “Wandering God: A Study in Nomadic Spirituality” (2000). I highly recommend all of his books. He is a truth-teller in an age of lies. His website is: http://morrisberman.blogspot.com/ If you enjoy a good conversation, read his comment sections and join in.
From the interview, “Why the American Empire Was Destined to Collapse” with Prins:
Berman: “There is a story, probably apocryphal, of a Native American scouting expedition that came across the starving members of the Donner Party in 1847, who were snowbound in the Sierra Nevadas and resorted to cannibalism in order to survive. The expedition, which had never seen white people before, observed the Donner Party from a distance, then returned to base camp to report what they had seen. The report consisted of four words: ‘They eat each other.’ Frankly, if I could summarize the argument of Why America Failed in a single phrase, this would be it. Unless Occupy Wall Street (or some other sociopolitical movement) manages to turn things around in a fundamental way, ‘They ate each other’ will be our epitaph.”