[FoRK] We're Governed by Callous Children

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 10:05:45 PST 2009


On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Bill Stoddard <wgstoddard at gmail.com> wrote:

> geege schuman wrote:
>
>> Finally, there is the Fourth Turning, called a* Crisis*. The recent Third
>>> Turning appears to be winding down, and we are currently on the cusp of a
>>> Fourth Turning. This is a time of great turmoil, when society's basic
>>> institutions are torn down and rebuilt, and seemingly insurmountable
>>> problems are addressed. During Fourth Turnings, America engages in a
>>> struggle for its very survival and redefines its identity as a nation.
>>> Large
>>> wars are often a part of this process. The American Revolution, Civil
>>> War,
>>> Great Depression, and World War II were all features of past Fourth
>>> Turnings.
>>>
>>> -//-
>>>
>>> Interesting stuff...
>>>
>>> Bill
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> Or, if you read Tarot cards, it's the Hanged Man.  Different template,
>> same
>> reading.
>>
>> Geege
>>
>>
>
> Geege,
> I've just started on the book so too soon to decide for myself whether it's
> repackaged tarot reading or something else.  I suspect the book has a bit
> more method behind it but I could be wrong.  What do you know about the
> book?
>
> Bill
>
> Read back in the late 90's, as, I think, did other FoRK subscribers.  It's
> a good read; I was being snide, as *I* am in my own personal fourth turning.
>

G


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