Authors Thoughts on Predictions in Green
Present-day tensions the forth turning will probably resolve
Cultural Wars updates of the perennial struggle between individual ideals and the social ideals of the collective with new labels dating back to our recent Consciousness Revolution. Individual ideals range from market place choice to lifestyle choice, from choice of manners and appearance to choice of expression and entertainment.
The social ideal of community points to choices that must be curtailed for preserving strong families, secure boarders, rising living standard, all the building blocks of sustainable civilization.
Many Trump people think we are failing miserably at this. They are not happy with a black president. The gay and transgender rights lifestyle victories has really set off an "Internet Heard."
leadership style and no single political philosophy has the
right answers for a fourth turning.
"Political and media elites abet this view. From liberalism and conservatism to socialism and libertarianism, all popular ideologies are non-seasonal." Would you say this is true? p 309
Neither party has been adept at
seasonality thinking and other
parties are also harmful post seasonal.
How America Should Prepare
Prepare institutions: Clear the debris and find out what works, but don't try to build anything big. Is Obamacare a big project?
Prepare politics: Define challenges bluntly and stress duties over rights, but don't attempt any reforms that can't be accomplished. Is this happening?