Many of the commonly recognized ills of our global society today can be linked to, if not directly caused by, western civilization's materialistic philosophy because Globalism springs from western civilization. This is not to exempt or excuse non-western cultures. Indeed the environmental atrocities committed over this past century by the totalitarian, Soviet and Chinese Communist regimes now being reported, have nothing to do with market economies, international trade agreements or secular capitalism. Neither are they the exclusive proclivity of any particular political party or economic philosophy.
Christopher J. Patton is the president of Faith in the Future Foundation and is an evangelist with the International Ministerial Fellowship. Formerly a biblical archaeologist, he holds a Masters in Archaeology of the Land of Israel from the Hebrew (more...
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