A failing system can be a powerful driver for transformative change, as exemplified by the Articles of Confederation. Adopted by the central US government and submitted to the states in November 1777, it left the fledgling nation weak and internally divided, setting the stage for the Constitution that is still in force today.
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The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, widely recognized as the end of the Cold War, was not only a groundbreaking event, but also a paradigm shift that led many to believe that the world had reached an optimized state. However, as the intervening years have shown, even great triumphs are not permanent solutions to our deepest, most pressing challenges.