Roaring in every publication that matters, are thought-leaders deploring one aspect or the other of economic, political, or social impasses manifesting throughout the world. From the Singapore sling to the Arab spring, from EU’s self-undermining choices to US’s standoffs on fiscal policy, you name it, we’ve got it all.
The idea that I cannot quite clearly express yet is that all the crises discussed today are symptoms of a single common cause.
This cause is a matter of life-cycle – worldviews that have dominated systems of thought during the past decades are coming to an end and there are no suitable substitutes in sight, for now. A “mindset cliff” faces the world, as the “patents” held on predominant ideologies are set to expire at an unprecedented pace and scale.
So, where do I begin?