Stokken van anderhalve meter moeten voor een veilige afstand zorgen.Beeld Hollandse Hoogte / Arenda Oomen Brief van de dag Zou Ingo Piepers dan toch gelijk krijgen? Op 10 januari j.l. […]
What the bacterium E. coli understands, but President Trump doesn’t
All natural processes – including all human interactions and exchanges – produce entropy as a byproduct. Entropy manifests itself as heat and waste. The amount of entropy in a system […]
What about North Korea?
Above figure: Missile Defense Project, “North Korean Missile Launches & Nuclear Tests: 1984-Present,” Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 20, 2017, last modified December 3, 2019, https://missilethreat.csis.org/north-korea-missile-launches-1984-present/. […]
A critical evaluation of “The Better Angels of Our Nature”, a study by Steven Pinker. PART I
In a series of articles, I discuss a book by Steven Pinker with the title: “The better Angels of Our Nature“. In this book, the author argues that violence in […]
Interview: “The Third World War can start any moment, and I have predicted it for years”.
Ingo Piepers: “The build-up of tension in society with war as an outlet is simply a physical process.” Photo: Manon van der Zwaal. Interview by Wil Thijssen with Ingo Piepers, […]
Geopolitical consequences of the US whistle-blower revelations
In the end stage of a war-cycle, tensions accumulate, issues cannot be resolved, and instead reinforce each other. These dynamics drive the System into a critical state. Recent revelations in […]
The next Systemic War (1): How do systemic wars work?
In a series of articles, I discuss several subjects related to a next systemic war, including: How systemic wars “work”, the function of privileges for Great Powers and the System, […]