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Culture is rapidly becoming unglued

MANHATTAN — The other day, I listened to a broadcast by Ravi Zacharias concerning the effect of globalization on our lives. He started out by quoting secular sociologist Daniel Bell, who wrote, “Culture is an effort to provide a coherent set of answers to the existential situations that confront all human beings in the passage of their lives.”
In the West we are witnessing a genuine cultural revolution – one that makes a decisive break from the shared meanings of the past, particularly those related to the deepest questions of the purpose and meaning of life.
What we are witnessing is the ...

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