Not an event. That starts tomorrow. Or in 2030.
A process. That started a while ago. That will play out over a very long period of time.
Visible manifestations are now evident. Failed states at the periphery. Syria. Lebanon. Afghanistan. Libya.
More tomorrow. More by 2030. Many by 2100.
Gnawing social breakdowns. Incremental ecological exigencies. Occasional major crises.
Yes, of course, the pandemic of 2020–2022 is one.
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Create ecovillages (rural, suburban, urban) as lifeboats and base camps.
Build the new society within the shell of the old.