The Anthropological Shock

Anthropological shocks occur when many populations feel they have been subjected to horrendous events that leave indelible marks on their consciousness, will mark their memories forever, and will change their future in fundamental and irrevocable ways. Anthropological shocks provide a new way of being in the world, seeing the world and doing politics.

ā€” The Metamorphosis of the World: How Climate Change is Transforming Our Concept of the World by Ulrich Beck
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