On Human Identity & Global Governance
Our first dialogue is on the theme of consensus. In the postmodern West, consensus has become both a new decision-making method and a new ethic. Many non-western cultures, particularly African and Asian, are traditionally consensual. A historic convergence is hence happening, leading to a global consensus culture. Such an evolution raises numerous questions.
Our interview with Fr. Benu Penoukou from Togo sheds some light on some of these questions. Does humanity, tired of the consequences of western individualism, aspire to live in a political reality shaped by the family model?