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By John Torpey
Torpey’s argument advances the concept there are in truth 3 “Axial Ages,” rather than one unique Axial Age and a number of other next, smaller advancements. all the 3 a while contributed decisively to how humanity lives, and the problems it faces. The earliest, or unique, Axial Age was once an ethical one; the second one used to be fabric, and revolved round the production and use of actual gadgets; and the 3rd is mainly psychological, and concerned with the technological. whereas there are profound hazards and demanding situations, Torpey indicates how a worldview that mixes the strengths of all 3 a long time has the capability to bring in a interval of outstanding human freedom and possibility.
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