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Hu Jintao (GPF)

GeoPolitical Futures: Hu Jintao By: George Friedman Date: 24 October 2022 “An extraordinary thing happened in China at the final meeting of the party congress over the weekend. Hu Jintao, the previous president of China, was sitting next to President Xi Jinping when two men approached from the rear. Hu rose and appeared increasingly surprised and then alarmed. A few...

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Love, Knowledge & Power, a f/m perspective

Several days ago, Bloomberg reported that men - again - took the bulk of Nobel prizes. This is - again - evidence that men are - in general - hungry for Power. I made a similar observation in my recent blog the power of sex. For a long time, I have been wondering about the Why (eg, anatomy). The Power domain of the 7 Belief systems includes: Data-Info (2019), Money...

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How to restore togetherness in a society?

In a recent facebook remark, I wondered how we can restore togetherness in a society; or in Dutch: hoe krijg je saamhorigheid terug in een "samen"leving? Our Western societies are often characterized by glorifying freedom (eg, sexual expression, speech) and by individualism. I received several replies. A friend of a friend is convinced that global grass roots...

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A human mass extinction??

Several (opinion) articles are warning us for a human extinction. That would indeed be bad for us as a species but our planet will - no doubt - survive a human mass extinction (eg. Haaretz, 3 May 2022). Usually, I ignore such fear-based articles. Sometimes, its stupidity is mind boggling. The article below is a hybrid of knowledge and opinion, which appears to be...

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Crisis here. Crisis there. Crisis everywhere. (2)

Part 1 of this blog didn't mention the attention economy (eg, Atlantic-2016), the epidemic of alarmism (eg, Guardian-2019), or polycrisis (eg, NRC-2022). I didn't even know those words. My blog title only expressed my feelings on this topic. With hindsight, I wondered about the damage to our mind. A December 2019 Forbes magazine article, Why Climate Alarmism Hurts...

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China and Russia’s Strategic Problem (GPF)

GeoPolitical Futures title: China and Russia’s Strategic Problem By: George Friedman Date: 16 August 2022 "The war in Ukraine, now about 6 months old, is strategically important for a variety of reasons. If Russia defeats Ukraine and takes control of the country, its forces will be on the border of Eastern Europe. A Russian presence on Europe’s border would...

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