Fractured world order

The turbulence the world is experiencing approaching the 21st century is not just because of the end of the Cold War, the end of a Golden Age, or the beginning of the Information Revolution. Fundamentally, it signals the end of the Baconian Age, which began almost 400 years ago when Sir Francis Bacon set out his concepts of progress and development, concepts that have shaped human endeavours ever since.
(F) Fuzzy exceptional problems