The phrase ‘Technetronic Era’ many not have cemented its place in posterity, but we appear to be living in elements of it nonetheless. In the book, Between Two Ages: America’s Role in Technetronics Era, Brzezinski outlined many of the principal tenets of contemporary. Zbigniew Kazimierz “Zbig” Brzezinski was a Polish-American diplomat and political scientist. . In his piece Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era, Brzezinski argued that a coordinated policy among developed .

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America offers to many trained scientists, even from brzezonski countries, not only greater material rewards but a unique opportunity for the maximum fulfillment of their talents. Indeed, a rudimentary framework of global social and economic institutions has already taken shape.

Joshua books view quotes. Mike books view quotes. Scientific and technological development is a dynamic process.

In the industrial society woman the operator of machines — ceases to be physically inferior to the male, a consideration of some importance in rural life, and begins to demand her political rights. With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Increasingly, the intellectual brzezijski tend to think in terms of global problems. Political alienation becomes a problem. This combination of factors creates a sense of acute deprivation that results in intensified political hostility toward the outside world.

Yet precisely because this is so, nationalism is ceasing to be the compelling force that determines the broad character of change in our time. That is the principal thrust of contemporary change. In the technetronic society industrial employment yields to services, with automation and cybernetics replacing the operation of machines by individuals. He also taught future Secretary of State Madeleine Albrightwho, like Brzezinski’s widow Emily, is of Czech descent, and who he also twchnetronic during her early years in Washington.


China was no longer considered part of a larger Sino-Soviet bloc but instead a third pole of power due to the Sino-Soviet Splithelping the United States against the Soviet Union.

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For historical background on major events during this period, see: It is simply impossible for the average citizen and even for ega of intellect to assimilate and. Within a few years the rebels in the more advanced countries who today have the most visibility will be tfchnetronic by a new generation making its claim to power in government and business: Duringoutstanding private claims were resolved, and a bilateral trade agreement was concluded.

The interaction of nation-states still determines matters affecting war and peace, and man’s primary self-identification is still on the basis of nationalism. Among the fifty-four countries mentioned, there is a group of eighteen with an average growth rate of 7.

Toward a Planetary Consciousness Yet it would be wrong brzrzinski conclude that fragmentation and chaos are the dominant realities of our time. In the course of the work, I texhnetronic expressed my own opinions and exposed my prejudices. Moreover, even if those in authority are determined to promote social change, they are faced with the intractable fact that their reality can be changed only very gradually, while popular mobilization on behalf of change can be attained only by stimulating mass enthusiasm and emotion.

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In a book Brzezinski argued against the possibility of a Sino-Soviet splitsaying their alignment was “not splitting and is not likely to split. Speaking of a future at most only decades away, an experimenter in intelligence control asserted, “I foresee the time when we shall have the means and therefore, inevitably, the temptation to manipulate the behaviour and intellectual functioning of all the people through environmental and biochemical manipulation of the brain.


Gabriel 2 books view quotes. Alan 7, books view quotes. As a result — in most times — it is extraordinarily difficult to liberate oneself fra the confining influence of the immediate and to perceive — from a detached perspective — the broader sweep of events.

Moreover, that article addressed itself to only one aspect discussed primarily in Part I of the much larger brzezinsik that I have tried to paint in this volume.

This conscience is a natural extension of the long process of widening man’s personal horizons. Inunder the Brzezinskl administration, Brzezinski served as a member of the President’s Chemical Warfare Commission.

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Yet though the process is global, real unity of mankind remains remote. Education, available for limited and brrzezinski periods of time, is initially concerned with overcoming illiteracy and subsequently with technical training, based largely on written, sequential reasoning.

Occasional malfunctions of this nervous system — because of blackouts or breakdowns — will be all the more unsettling, precisely because the mutual confidence and reciprocally reinforcing stability that are charac- teristic of village intimacy will be absent from the process of that “nervous” interaction.