There is a mythic quality to what is happening in the world today. We are players in an epic fairy tale that will be told and re-told in awe-filled tones in centuries to come. Human society faces existential threats. A global pandemic sweeps through society, and economic turmoil is coming, while looming on the horizon are the twin sisters of climate change and ecosystem collapse. Yet political leaders waste time bickering amongst themselves and society fragments. Who will save us from ourselves?

In our great myths there are often ambiguous characters who have an important role in the unfolding of…

Patrick Andrews

barefoot lawyer. Co-founder of Human Organising Co. Writes about governance and the future of work and organisations. See

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