What brings about a civilizations collapse?
1. Increase in lawlessness
2. Loss of economic discipline
3. Rising bureaucracy
4. Decline in education
5. Weakening of cultural foundations
6. Loss of respect for traditions
7. Increase in materialism
8. Rise in immorality
9. Decay of religious belief
10. Devaluing of human life
—When Nations Die (Jim Nelson)
Things get worse when godly people grow silent.
Rescued people rescue people. (That was Abraham's story.)