Read this article. This is the most important geopolitical essay I have read in 2014, in both the academic or general media. I absolutely agree with this assessment. The decisions we make in the next two years concerning China may define the next generation of the world. If we go the Theocratic Rightist way we are doomed. If we choose policies that are compassionate, inclusionist, and life-affirming stressing wellness, America will continue to enjoy a position of world leadership and the world will be more peaceful.
Based on research by the author, in collaboration with Jennifer Horner, PhD
You might say it is the dark night of the planetary soul. … Yet at the same time, many people are waking up.