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14th November, 2022 EXTRA TOPIC OF THE DAY

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  • The Collins Dictionary’s word of the year for 2022 is “permacrisis”.
  • The word is most widely understood as ‘an extended period of instability and insecurity, esp one resulting from a series of catastrophic events’.
  • This concept of permacrisis has its roots in contemporary systems theory, which claims that a crisis can become so complicated that we can’t predict its outcome.
    • Any decision to tackle those risks only makes things worse.