Humanity has been passing through stages of collective growth towards integration and unity. Our current collective crises–including climate change, financial upheavals, proliferation of nuclear weapons, gross human rights atrocities, and mismanagement of critical natural resources–are simply manifestations of our passage through a turbulent adolescence. The only way to a peaceful world is for humanity to take the next step towards maturity by establishing collective decision-making institutions that can evolve into a world federation of nation-states. This talk will both propose the steps that need to be taken towards the creation of global federation institutions and demonstrate how the establishment of its constituent institutions will facilitate the solutions to our seemingly intractable global problems.
Read a summary of the talk here.