Trump is what happens when you fail to understand our global problems in their interconnected, systemic context.
This, in a nutshell is the analysis brillantly made in this article.
I think it should be read. It goes beyond what is currently being written, and that frustrates me so much.
The new science, hard and soft, together with the emergent process and practical philosophy, complex systemic thinking, offers “systems intelligent” (Saarinen and Hamalaïnen) new ways of perceiving and thinking.
Everything looks different in a process-oriented view emphasizing evolving systems as an integral part of evolution. Here ethics not subject to revelation; it rather is experienced directly by way of the dynamics of self-organizing and creative processes (I paraphraze here the ideas of Erich Jantsch, as set forth in Charper 16, page 263, of his groundbreaking 1980 book: “The Self Organizing Universe”
It is deeply conforting to read this article. I recommend it to all people of good will who are trying to make sense of our fast evolving world, that some are qualifying as rthe “Third Disruption” (Otto Scharmer)