The Fragile Constructs of History
topics: cultural evolution
Perhaps the greatest cognitive barrier we face in making sense of the world is that we have come to view certain realities as part of a “natural order” that will remain unchallenged. In fact, many “fundamental truths” that we take for granted are simply the fragile constructs of history and could shift radically in the decade ahead.
— Eamonn Kelly, 2006
From the book Powerful Times: Rising to the Challenge of our Uncertain World