I completely agree. But the slip between the cup of reason and the lip of thirst is awesome. One trembles at the the blood loss and treasure costs of nationalism expended, before the unavoidable necessity of global governance is confronted. And, it won't happen all at once. But failure to move forward, in this crisis, toward internationalism -- will exact a very steep price. History's harsh guidance on social memory tends to argue that we don't really pay attention, collectively, until the pain of false posturing is unendurable.
World Federalism, Global Democracy and Coronavirus
Fernando Adolfo Iglesias
The coronavirus crisis shows the consequences of the enormous contradiction under which seven billion human beings live now: a world globalized by technology and economy but politically divided into almost 200 national states all taking separate and uncoordinated measures. Does anyone still believe this can work?
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