May 27, 2019
Finding the Answer
Some days it’s hard to find happiness in what can be a gloomy world.
Pick up a newspaper or scan your preferred electronic newsfeed and you’ll likely see a series of dramatic headlines, proclaiming the end of our planet as we know it. The global population explosion will soon have us unable to feed ourselves. The oceans will rise significantly in a matter of a few decades, leaving untold billions of people stranded and homeless in the aftermath. Political scandals have become normalized, with a parade of elected officials having their transgressions regularly revealed on the front pages. The chasm between rich and poor will inevitably lead to a global civil war, resulting in a complete breakdown of society.