primary feature of the Coronavirus pandemic is the common reaction of
nation, wherever situated geographically, politically, religiously, or
commercially, provoked by the threat posed. This is the first
such a dramatic universal stance to any problem. It
recognition of common interests of humanity, but, also, confirmed the
state as the basis of human organisation. Each nation saved
accordance with its best understanding.
science continued to operate as an open international forum, excepting
communist states, practical help, from nation to nation, was limited,
existent. Within the European Union, borders were closed, sharing of
was absent and there was no pan EU planning, nor joint action. Under
the brave assertions of European unity proved to be mere well
posturing. Whatever the expectations of the globalists, as to
inevitable creation, by the discoveries of science and the creations of
technology, of one world for mankind, this event indicates that the
from the national state to one universal state has barriers in its
at the least, will take many decades to be set aside.
survival of the EU, in its present form, is uncertain: the loss of the
United Kingdom, the disparity between the northern and the southern
the continuing failure to cope with invasive immigration are body blows
continued existence. Indeed, it may be that the path
to one world
will be laid by international companies and commercially, rather than
International treaties and politically.
characteristics may be better warmed away, by the sun of common daily
features, than blown away by the wind of political organisation.
John Beveridge marham[at]me.com
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