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The Prophets of Doom Neema Parvini, Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2023, pb., 230pps., £14.95 BENJAMIN AFER welcomes a book about neglected thinkers, but wishes it was more systematic The self-styled ‘reactionary’ Colombian philosopher Nicolás Gómez ‘Don Colacho’ Dávila once characterised periods of civilisational greatness as “the summer noise of insects between two winters” – an especially…