Will, I think that the notion “globalization” has already been used in negative context, moreover we have seen protests, even riots against the concept. But we need to differentiate between how we have been using globalization – exploiting global markets, financial ties for the benefit of a small minority at the expense of the majority … More Will current world pandemics cause that in the future word globalization is used in explicitly negative context?
I think everybody agrees that the virus pandemic will end in an unprecedented, global, economic, financial, political and social crisis, our present system, lifestyle being wiped out. But how that will end, unfold, that is our free choice, actually we will face the first true free choice in human history. Until now millennia of Human … More How do you think the coronavirus pandemic will end?
Yes I believe so, not just how we work, but also what work we are doing. What we haven’t even started taking about – while everybody tries to stop the virus spread, tries to treat the patients, develop a vaccine – is that the restrictions, lockdown will cause an unprecedented economic, financial, political and social … More Do you think the Coronavirus will permanently change the ways in which people work around the world? How?
Yes it does and this is very important. The right diagnosis is half the cure! After all, while we are trying to prevent, treat the Coronavirus infection we really need to diagnose and start treating the much greater problem, the true “deadly virus”: our own inherently selfish, hateful, greedy egos. It is our own nature … More Is this pandemic really revealing the dark side of our humanity (hording goods, xenophobia, etc.)?
I think the virus outbreak shows us a brutally honest mirror, that our proud, modern Human society is already collapsed. In this age, with all our technology, amassed knowledge we were all found with it pants down. There is absolutely no leadership, expertise, each government, leader acts accusing to their gut instincts. Even in Europe … More How far from collapse is society as we know it based on our reaction to COVID-19?
Well it seems the Chinese managed to contain the virus with reasonably short time although we still don’t know the natural course of the outbreak. But in general coercion, forcing people to comply doesn’t work, as people instinctively rebel. Moreover for such draconian restrictions to be effective people would need to trust their leaders, and … More Should individual freedom be reasonably suspended and retargeted during moments of crisis?
I would like to copy here another answer given to the same question: “That we are all connected, biologically and economically, and the risk to the weakest is everyone’s hazard. We need to ensure adequate health care and physical well-being for everyone in a society.” I also think that this is the harshest and truest … More What are some harsh but true facts that will come to light as a result of the COVID-19?