Survival of the weakest is the new world order

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Survival of the weakest is the new world order

It used to be that the currency of war was strength. Not any more

Mark Barnes

The new world leadership order seems founded on little more than spoiling tactics. The politics of undermining. A rejection of the known in favour of the unknown, if only to unseat conventional wisdom. This hypothesis is, at best, limited.

It is all very well to foretell, even promise, the future in a campaign, but it cannot be verified, let alone tested. Any of us can say anything about the future, secure in the knowledge that we can’t be proven wrong now. We do, however, have to live in and deal with now.

What’s interesting, if not worrying, is what tactics are used by tomorrow’s aspiring leaders to wrench power away from those currently tasked with exercising it...

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