The Viral Wars — A Scenario for the Near-Future

At heart, I am an optimist, but the past few months have forced me to consider the possibility of a world gone awry.

Humanity’s last major, paradigm-changing upheaval — the two World Wars — played out over four decades — the 1910s to the 1940’s — with the echoes of the disruption lasting well into the 50s and the 60s. The 50s also saw the beginnings of a new world order emerging…