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The Official Blog of the Anacyclosis Institute

History’s Biggest Lessons: 10 Books to Read During Quarantine

Now that global lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced billions of people into self-isolation, the…

America Is Sick of Democracy

Would you like to see your political opponents exiled? Imprisoned? Or worse? If so, congratulations. You’re ahead of…

One Word to Rule Them All

On November 30, 2018, the Raleigh News & Observer ran an abridged version of the post below, entitled…

Why an Ancient Theory?

When people encounter our work on the life-cycle of democracy and the theory of anacyclosis they often ask…

Thomas Cole’s Vision of Anacyclosis

You may have recognized some of the artwork interspersed throughout this site as being from Thomas Cole’s iconic…

Five Years Later: Looking Back on Our Research Statement

The text below is the Institute’s original statement on the purpose of its research program, written in 2014…

Welcome!

Welcome to the new and completely redesigned website of the Anacyclosis Institute! If you miss the old website,…