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Pendulum: How Past Generations Shape Our Present and Predict Our Future by Michael Drew, Roy Williams

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CHAPTER SIXTEEN

2003–2023: The Twenty-Year Upswing into “We” One More Time

You may recall that our adventure began in Chapter 1 with the words, “Nick, we just finished 1963 all over again, but this time we’re headed in the opposite direction.”

Had I fully understood the alternating directions of society’s forty-year Pendulum, I might have more accurately said, “Nick, 2003 was 1923 all over again. Same position. Same direction.”

The “Monday Morning Memo” for January 13, 2003:

Figure 16.1 The first half of an upswing into “WE”

Figure 16.1 The first half of an upswing into “WE”

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