The liberal global order eased the flow of ideas, goods, money, and people across the globe. Though the order had its fair share of faults and flaws, it has proved superior to others that preceded it. The world of the early 21st century was more prosperous, healthy, and peaceful than ever before. Although people had started to lose faith in the global order, Covid-19 might be the tipping point. However, it is too early to tell.
At Infosys Confluence 2020, Prof. Yuval Noah Harari, historian, philosopher and best selling author, enlightened the audience on the future of the global order and the criticality of cooperation and communication, now and in the next.
Give yourself some time completely off the grid. That’s the only way to break the chain of infectious thought and to do some fresh, uncontaminated thinking.