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DEEP FUTURE of BIG HISTORY : Cultural Evolution , Technoculture , and Omega Civilization

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  title={DEEP FUTURE of BIG HISTORY : Cultural Evolution , Technoculture , and Omega Civilization},
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  year={2014}
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  • Published 2014
  • Biology
The study of big history attempts to identify major trends and processes throughout the development and evolution of the local universe. Big history has allowed for the integration of many disparate academic subjects, revealing a science and art of studying the emergence of complexity, the relation between evolutionary processes, and the cosmic context of the human experience. Current big historical data and theory identifies “Three Eras” of ordered and organizing complexity regimes: Physical… 

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