The Four Overarching Dynamics of the 2020s
There are a number of trends and forces that will manifest in the 2020s. These are all important and will be subjects of subsequent columns. Many of these trends reside within these four overarching dynamics of the decade: The Age of Climate Change The Age of Intelligence The Reinvention of Capitalism and Democracy A […]
The Phases of COVID-19 and the New Normal It Can Bring
Starting in 2019, the world moved from the Pre-Covid-19 period into the Covid-19 period. Everywhere clusters of people were becoming infected with Covid-19 and many deaths were occurring. Countries did their best to control the pandemic by urging their people to wear a mask, wash their hands frequently, avoid touching their faces and keeping at […]
Seven Nightmares and Three Alternative Policies for Moderating Them
In thinking about mankind’s future, one can be either an optimist or a pessimist. Let’s start with an optimistic mindset. Taking a long view of mankind’s history, humans have moved far beyond the Neanderthal stage and today homo sapiens are the dominant human species. Humans have passed through the hunter/gatherer stage, the […]
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