The World Turned Upside Down (Audio)
Polls suggest that a growing number of Americans and Britons are pessimistic about the future. The breakdown of the family, declining educational standards and results, ballooning government, environmental concerns, rising crime rates and so on, are all cited as reasons for the lack of optimism. Nevertheless, identifying the source of this angst proves much more difficult. Just where and how did the wheels come off of the track? And what, if anything, can we do about it?
Award-winning author and well-known U.K. journalist, Melanie Phillips, offers some powerful answers in this talk, based on her latest book, The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Over God, Truth, and Power.
"It seemed to me that what was actually happening was that the whole process of Reason, Rationality, Logic, was being completely suspended and repudiated. Truth and lies, victim and victimizer, justice and injustice and other concepts were simply being turned upside-down."
Runtime: Approx. 70 minutes
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