Welcome to Fifty Year Perspective
In chaos theory there is a concept called the butterfly effect. In a version
of it, a butterfly in Brazil flaps its wings, setting in motion a sequence
of events that ultimately triggers a tornado in Texas. Think
of globalization’s progress as the geopolitical equivalent
of the butterfly effect. In a globalized world, a
seemingly minor event in one place can
lead to disastrous effects elsewhere.
Fifty Year Perspective is a global issues
forum created by Keith Zeff to analyze
the linkages from trends, decisions
and actions to impacts, in the
complicated chain of cause
FYP will examine a myriad
of interrelated issues,
arrayed in the seven
categories on the left,
affecting the stability
of the world order.
Sustainability is the
is a necessity.
Only by taking
will we find