Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, humans have found themselves suddenly in the most challenging times. Our era has given rise to Klaus Schwab’s idea of the Great Reset, meaning that there is no way back to the “normal” and that our lives should never be the same again. However, when we read his book, COVID-19: The Great Reset, what we find is not very promising. The reset as envisioned by influential world financial and political elite, whom Schwab represents, is neither a way back to the past nor a way to a great future. Therefore, I argue that if we really want to consider the Great Reset as a new way for humanity, we need to propose a normative vision that should ultimately include human evolution and social harmony. There are global problems that we urgently need to solve, such as the problems of hunger and the environment, of wealth and poverty, and of peace and war–all of which are related to our survival as humankind. But beyond this, we also need to ask ourselves the question of what “a good life” means. I want to propose a Great Reset that is really transformative, leading to a new age of humanity that I call “evolutionity”.
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