“While we grope for answers, we wonder if analysis may be crowding out our intuition…”

“While we grope for answers, we wonder if analysis may be crowding out our intuition. Like the anxious patient who takes seventeen kinds of medicine while poring over his own CAT scan, we find it hard to stop and ask, What is the underlying malady really about? How can we best bring the primal forces of nature to our assistance? Isn’t there a choice lying somewhere between total control and total despair? Deep down, beneath the tangle of trend lines, we suspect that our history or biology or very humanity must have something simple and important to say to us. But we don’t know what it is. If we once did know, we have since forgotten.

Wherever we’re headed, America is evolving in ways most of us don’t like or understand. Individually focused yet collectively adrift, we wonder if we’re heading toward a waterfall.

Are we?

The Fourth Turning–An American Prophecy, p. 2, William Strauss and Neil Howe

SEE:

Book: The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy

 

“Heading Towards A Waterfall” – Fourth Turning Economics