Open societies must prevail over closed ones for everybody’s sake4 min read . Updated: 26 May 2022, 10:25 PM IST
Democracies of the world cannot afford to let autocracies gain global dominance as that would endanger human freedom
Since the last Davos meeting, the course of history has changed dramatically. Russia invaded Ukraine. This has shaken Europe to its core. The EU was established to prevent such a thing. Indeed, the Russian invasion may turn out to be the beginning of World War III—and civilization may not survive it. The invasion did not come out of the blue. The world has been increasingly engaged over the past half-decade, or longer, in a struggle between two diametrically opposed systems of governance: an open society versus a closed one.
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