But don't forgot a dark age for the west would still be multiple times better then the developed world. It would just means that they can't build a new cern particle accelerator or pioneer fusion reactors etc.@horse bro about Francis Fukuyama idea that the End of History had arrived meaning "Self Implosion or System Collapse"? Like the Roman's before the heavy weight of the empire The Center simply collapse leading us to The Dark Ages. You can see the comparison and it's eerily similar.
They will have brain drain because smart people want to go where their brain can actually add something it's will look like they will be stuck in the early 2000s domestic infrastructurally