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Yehezkel Dror

Dror, Yehezkel

Dror, Yehezkel

Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Yehezkel Dror is Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Chair Professor of Public Administration, Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is an honorary member of the Club of Rome, member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and former member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, London. He has been active as an international consultant with organizations such as OECD, UNDP, OECD and the United Nations. He received the Israel Prize in 2005 for outstanding original scientific and applied work in policy making, capacities to govern and strategic planning. His most recent book, published in April 2014, is Avant-Garde Politician: Leadership for a New Epoch.

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Preventing Hell on Earth
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract To fulfill its mission a human-centered paradigm as envisioned by World Academy of Art & Science should combine optimism with pessimism. An essential meta-value is avoiding the bad, in addition to achieving “the good”. Realistic assessment of human beings is a must. An appropriate phased time horizon of 10 to 80 years should frame the paradigm. Evaluation of emerging science and technology with very dangerous potentials, such as those posed by...