The Roman Empire, which at its height housed nearly 30% of the world’s population, was in many respects the zenith of human development. Rome was a hub of legal, economic, and technical advancement and the first city in history to have one million residents. a strong, prosperous, and stable empire that is hard to collapse.
But then, the most advanced society on Earth fell, first gradually and then abruptly. What about us now if this is how things have always been? Will we lose industrial technology and, with it, our greatest accomplishments, such as cellphones, laser eye surgery, and pizza for a dollar? Will all of this also disappear?