I regard the crisis as a wonderful ascent of humanity to a new degree, a completely new area of existence—a good and beautiful one. Of course, any ascent always involves birth, suffering, and problems. And here we must approach it in a very rational manner: use our past egoistic properties and instruments to reveal all possible laws of nature and teach them to all of humanity.
We must learn nature’s laws in order to know how to observe them and in this way live together with our children in a normal, nice, proper, safe, and reliable way. The main problem lies in explaining the need for man to adapt to the new global, integrated external conditions. And the crisis in us is our lack of correspondence to them.
From the Talk on Global Education 9/4/2011