Found an interesting website. I liked his “crazy ideas”. The host is an AI ph.d. student at IU, a good writer, and a self-taught “historian”. Here is a short article (in Chinese) that compares today’s US to Rome, and other powerful empires that had risen and fallen throughout human history: °ÔÈ¨µÄ·´µ¯. I’m ambivalent about his main argument, but I enjoyed reading all the historian events he quoted to prove his point.