Warum gibt es etwas und nicht nichts? (Why is there something rather than nothing?) - Leibniz
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
The answer is blowing in the wind
I said on Friday, "I think 2008 will be seen in retrospect as the year that the global balance of power underwent a sudden tectonic shift, from West to East." I forgot to add, "...and from North to South, too"; but Michael Panzner is not alone in seeing America's exclusion from the Brazilian summit as a straw in the wind.