Politics, manners, humor, sexuality, wealth, even our definitions of success are periodically renegotiated based in the new values society chooses to use as a lens to judge what is acceptable. Are these new values randomly chosen or is there a pattern? Pendulum chronicles the stuttering history of western society; that endless back-and-forth swing between one excess and another, always reminded of what we left behind. There is a pattern and it is 80 years: 2003 was a fulcrum year, as was 1963, its opposite. Pendulum explains where we’ve been as a society, how we got here, and where we’re headed. If you would benefit from a peek into the future, you would do well to read this book. Read Pendulum and you’ll know exactly why current events are happening and what will happen next.

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By Roy H. Williams and Michael R. Drew