Opinion (Alexander Auzan, Professor Moscow State University): “The period of rapid growth has ended, and now has come the longest phase of difficulties associated with the failures of globalization. The economies of individual countries are closely related, dependent on the Federal Reserve, fluctuations in the yuan, but they do not have total control.
“Now, even theoretically, the example of the EU can prove that it is impossible. The EU carried out an incredibly difficult task of constructing a four-tier management system: municipalities, land, nation-states, and itself. The bureaucracy drains its efficiency and a fifth level is impossible. If the global government that Einstein dreamed about is unrealistic, what can be done? Divide into regional blocks. …
“There is another problem: if such an innovation center of the world, like the US, competes with the world’s industrial center, as China, what happens? All this seems as a fight between the lungs and kidneys in a human body. Therefore, we have a poor economic background, and that background may be a different crises.
“Military orders can really warm up the economy, but that is how the First World War began. …
“The division into friends and foes is easy to start, but it will be difficult to stop. What is happening in Ukraine may be the prelude to a major war, and thus the need to untie the knot, and it is important to understand that no military solution to the situation there. When unleashed, it turns out that the military way of solving economic problems is more costly to the parties than restoring the broken down national economy and burying the dead.”
My Comment: The low point of globalization is only an indication that there is no ordinary (egoistic) solution to the problem. We don’t see a solution of bringing egoistic blocks of nation and states closer into one whole in the frameworks of our sciences and our methods.
But there is no low point of globalization, it continues. The natural closeness of the nations continues. It is inevitable and independent of our desire or our ability to establish the right relations between us.
The crisis of Babylon is recurring: all of humanity is in a small space and it needs to start destroying itself and thus postpone the solutions of unity a little or we can begin to unite above our universal ego.
Such unity is possible only through the wisdom of Kabbalah. It is ready for implementation both theoretically and practically. We have to make every effort to show the world that we have this option before the next world war breaks out.