Friday, December 21, 2012

We Survived the Mayan Apocalypse. But We're Still in Deep Trouble.

Okay, the date for the Mayan Apocalypse has come and yet the world seems intact. I guess we're good.

Or are we?

For just because the planet remains spinning on its axis doesn't mean that civilization is healthy, happy and enduring. Indeed, a quick look at these news stories should scare you a lot more than any ancient calendar.

* Pope says future of mankind at stake over gay marriage (Telegraph)

* American Dream Fades for Generation Y Professionals (Bloomberg)

* Now sick babies go on death pathway: Doctor's haunting testimony reveals how children are put on end-of-life plan (DailyMail)

* ObamaCare mandate may force nuns devoted to the eldery to leave U.S. (LifeSiteNews)

* Georgia rebuilds Stalin monuments (AFP)

* U.S. on alert for Islamist ire to ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ (Washington Times)

* US alarm at foreign state acquisitions (US Politics and Policy)

* America's Problem Is a Contempt for Life, Not a Love of Guns (Pearcey Report)