Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes.
Neither science, nor the politics in power, nor the mass media, nor business, nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally.
If there is to be a human future, we must bring ourselves into balanced relationship with ...- David Korten
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I held a conference in Harvard where Americans said they didn’t believe in risk. They thought it was just European hysteria. Then the terrorist attacks happened and there was a complete conversion. Suddenly terrorism was the central risk.
And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view.
|Birth:||15th May, 1944|
Ulrich Beck is a German sociologist who holds a professorship at Munich University and at the London School of Economics. Beck was born in the Pomeranian town of Stolp, Germany in 1944. From 1966 onwards he studied sociology, philosophy, psychology, and political science at Munich University.
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