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Waiting for Civilization: Meditations and Adventures in Reverence for Life

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Civilization exists, right? After all, humans have walked on the Moon and sent robotic rovers to Mars. But Arik Bjorn argues that humanity has only just begun taking baby steps toward Civilization. Otherwise, there would be far more advances in global food programs and virtually no public sacrifices of zoo giraffes and Parisian cartoonists.

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Paperback, First, 226 pages
Published January 2016 by Viking Word
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Arik Bjorn is a novelist, screenwriter and essayist, but most of all, a dedicated father and public librarian. He enjoys French silk pie as well as a quality shot of bourbon. His writing explores such themes as the Problem of Pain and building Civilization (or at least humanity's efforts to-date).

He was the 2016 Democratic Party U.S. Congressional candidate for South Carolina's 2nd District.

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