The article linked below provides an excellent perspective on where we are presently in ongoing, historical global cycles. This commentary by James Quinn leans heavily on Strauss & Howe's "Fourth Turning," while framing it in the timely context of today's headlines. Mr. Quinn is a senior director of strategic planning for a major university.
Spend a half an hour reading through this and you will be far better equipped to prepare for what lies immediately ahead:
Get Ready ... Seriously - http://www.safecastleroyal.com