How Will Future Humans Judge Our Civilization?
Will anyone be left to dig up the remnants of our society in 2000 years?
Lessons from Percy Bysshe Shelly’s
I met a traveller from an antique land,
Who said — “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer…