Critiques of civilization
This list includes all books, fiction and nonfiction, that critique civilization, either questioning its fundamental existence or challenging fundamental elements of it.
1 Ishmael: An Adventure of th...
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2 Endgame, Vol. 1: The Proble...
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3 The Story of B: An Adventur...
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4 Slaughterhouse-Five
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5 Wild Land
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5 Vainglorious Sun
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5 The Social Event
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8 My Ishmael
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9 Techno-Fix: Why Technology ...
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9 Future Primitive: The New E...
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9 Mythbusting the Cult of Con...
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9 Practice of the Wild
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9 Kingfisher's Song: Memories...
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14 What Does Justice Look Like...
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14 Beyond Civilization: Humani...
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14 The Vegetarian Myth: Food, ...
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17 Endgame, Vol. 2: Resistance
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17 Columbus and Other Cannibal...
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19 Edible Forest Gardens: 2 Vo...
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20 Deep Green Resistance: Stra...
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21 Technics & Civilization
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22 Myth of the Machine : Techn...
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23 My Name is Chellis and I'm ...
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24 Against Civilization: Readi...
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25 Running on Emptiness: The P...
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26 Twilight of the Machines
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