Predict future (cont.)
South Pacific Familyadventure 2008
Wed 21 Sep 2022 21:34
That would have been unthinkable only some years ago and Sweden have been a stubborn opponent of joining NATO.
Since the Russians invaded Ukraine though, a majority of Swedes wote for joining NATO as does the political parties in parliament (except the communists and environmentalists who are in minority).
Subsequently Sweden and Finland togehter asked for membership this early spring.
If you asked someone in Sweden only few years back if Sweden would ever join NATO the answer would most probably be no.
2013 Francis Fukuyama wrote "The end of history" where he claimed to foresee the final victory of western democracy. The cold war was over and it was also the height of the "Arabian Spring". The desire to be god and foresee our future is spread all through history, but it seems as if it fails time after time.