80 years ago today the United States became the first country to ratify the Roerich Pact, by signature of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Roerich Pact is associated with the Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947) who initiated the modern movement for protection of human civilizational values and cultural objects within the concept of “Peace of Civilizations”.
Above: a picture from Ryorich’s “Shambhala the Resplendent”
Since then, however, our world has gone in a very different direction:
Above: Palmyra, Syria, 2015
Why would human civilization devolve?