As we look at the history of how human beings have organized themselves, we see that we have created traditions and institutions of ever-greater breadth and complexity: from tribes to clans to nation-states to nations and…is world government next?

The reality is that world government is now, not in the form of a centralized state, but in the form of arrangements between billions of individuals, millions of companies, thousands of transnational treaties, and hundreds of nongovernmental organizations from the World Trade Organization to the Clinton Global Initiative to the International Bird Watchers Conference. If 250,000 years of human history is any guide, the knitting together of human beings will continue, in a much accelerated form.

And at the integral stage of development the project is kosmo-centrism…