The Winner Takes it All

“The winner takes it all” ~ ABBA

The quote above really sums up the near-term effects of the combined COVID-19 and social crises on the 2020s ahead.

I was recently asked to submit a chapter to Aftershocks and Opportunities, and I wrote on exactly that; how crises highlight and amplify the deep-seated cracks and devastating fissures lying just below the shallow surface of civilisation.

Intergeneration divisions, interracial divisions, international divisions, inter-class divisions, inter political divisions, you name it; they are all yawning wider.

The world needs bridge builders to cross the divides before they swallow us all up.

You can hear more about my ideas on these near-future futurenomics in this direction in a debate I participated in regarding my chapter in the book here,

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