We are entering a fundamentally new epoch in the human story. We are entering the time of convergence.
This suggests that the democracy/autocracy debate is fundamentally a red herring that diverts the attention from the real question of legitimacy
This indicates that any proper and useful definition of empowerment would have three categories in it, namely those of means, ability and accountability.
Every human on this planet is capable of love and benevolence. We must be deliberate about seeing this in the culturally prescribed ways of being. We must see the goodness behind the apparently offensive.