Earth Abides

Some themes to consider for Part II…



Justice, Law, Government

Building Civilization

Earth Abides: Nature vs. Man

Book of Ecclesiastes: What Makes Human Life Valuable?



Birth of Myth, Superstition, Religious Thinking

Sacred Unions

Last Man Motif

Cozy Catastrophe Genre

Survival of the Fittest

Surviving vs. Living

Scavenging of the Leavings of Civilization

Technology as Civilization

Definitions of Civilization

Concept of Leisure vs. Work

Tribal Politics

Hammer Power Symbolism

Name Significance

The Journey Eastward: Search for Others

Education & Literacy

Plague Narrative


I Think We’ve Seen This Before…


Utopia or Dystopia?


And I am sure you will find more!