The Crisis Decades
Building Wealth with Natural Capitalism
by Robert Warren July 1, 2008Print
When Abraham Lincoln spoke the words “Four score and seven years ago...,” he knew that it would strike a cord in his audience and become memorable. Lincoln, was of course, referring to the previous crisis in American history, the Revolutionary War, eighty seven years previous. At least seven historians have observed that major crisis within a society occur at regular intervals of approximately 80 to 100 years. In ancient Greece, this period of time was known as the saecula and measured the length of a long human life time.