Philosopher John Gray: this moment is bigger than 1989

Freddie Sayers asks eminent philosopher John Gray whether we are living through a moment of great change, akin to 1989, 1968, 1917, 1848…

His answer? The changes across the world — and the retreat of the universalist ideal to reveal a world of competing civilizational zones, may be more significant for humankind than any of those previous moments.

He touches on parallels between today’s woke movement and medieval millenarianism, his break with the Right, and how the world is becoming more ‘Game of Thrones’.

Don’t miss this fascinating tour de force, steeped in knowledge and with a sweeping context, from one of the most important thinkers of the day.

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