In 1992, “The End of History and the Last Man” book by Francis Fukuyama was published and in 2005 at INSEAD Fukuyama’s ideas were trumpeted as the invariable, unalterable fact ie absolute truth.
In 1999, Salesforce was founded and in 2015 at an enterprise-software-decission-table Salesforce presents invariable, unalterable fact ie absolute truth.
On Monday 15 Sept 2008, I worked for a global settlement house and had to deal with Lehman*, the biggest ever US failure.
*WSJ reported: Lehman Brothers had filed for bankruptcy protection Monday morning and Merrill Lynch had sold itself to Bank of America. By the end of the day, investors had turned their focus to insurance giant AIG, which was tottering, needing to raise billions in capital or face collapse.