Are We Living in the Fourth Turning?

The Chinese coronavirus has demanded the full attention and resources of America and the world at large, resulting in a time of great instability and crisis. This time of great crisis looks an awful lot like William Strauss (1947-2007) and Neil Howe’s seasonal crisis period foretold in their book The Fourth Turning. For those not familiar with their work, the book demonstrates with compelling evidence that history, and particularly Anglo-American history, has occurred in cycles—or seasons. The writers predict, based upon the traceable “rhythms of modern history,” that “sometime before the year 2025, America will pass through a great gate