Better future requires recognizing world's interdependence
Last updated 10/29/2020 at 11:25am
If there is one lesson that the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing global economic recession have taught us, it is that we live in a world that is so interconnected and inextricably interdependent that it has effectively become a single organism. This is a reality that no amount of denial will change. On the contrary, such denial will only cause us to suffer more intensely. We will be better off if we fully recognize and embrace this reality.
It is worth pondering what acceptance of this reality means. Two thoughts come to mind. The first is that if the world is so interconnected that it...