Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
so can explain why this phase should come to an end? I know it is a bit easy to predict the future will just be the extrapolation of ongoing trends, but I can't see what should end this phase, except the diary becomes true, which I don't see as a likely outcome.

I'm not a fan of Hegelian automatism in history prediction, except their is a reason. Many historic phases have had 'cycles', which finally came to an end, so just pattern recognition really is not such a reason, if other parts of the historic situation are completely different.

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Volker Pispers

by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Mon Apr 28th, 2008 at 10:04:36 AM EST
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