Summer 2017

Child’s Play

H. David Trujillo Jr.

What kind of future can we look forward to if war becomes indistinguishable from a game?

Summer 2017

Rebuilding Babel: The Megacities of China

Donald Winchester

China’s ambitious urbanization program stands out in today’s world. But a Renaissance painting offers a surprising warning against overreach. Can our cities fail?

 

Summer 2017

Bursting the Post-Truth Bubbles

Daniel Tompsett

We live at the dawn of a new “Enlightenment.” Only this one has little to do with reason and rationalism.

Spring 2017

Henry David Thoreau: Ahead of His Time?

Ashley Newman

A passionate proponent of living simply and in harmony with nature, Thoreau is remembered today as a pillar of the modern conservation movement.

Spring 2017

. . . Or Do Without

Alice Abler

Rebuilding the world economy on a more sustainable model is a daunting task. It has to start with you and me—and at that level, it isn’t so hard after all.

 

Winter 2017

Will We Survive This Century?

David Hulme

Two authors not only explore the monumental problems facing the world today but also propose a way forward. Are their solutions workable? Yes and no.

 

Fall 2016

In Guns We Trust?

Donald Winchester

Gun control may seem a uniquely American issue, but at its heart lies a much deeper problem with global implications.

Summer 2016

Violence: Is Religion the Problem?

Ron Dodgen

Vision reviews three books addressing the increasingly insistent claim that without religion, there would be much less war and violence in the world.

 

Summer 2016

When Terror Reigns

Gina Stepp

Terrorism is nothing new. Yet a meaningful definition remains elusive, understanding the issues is a challenge, and a lasting solution seems more than we can hope for. Are there answers?

Summer 2016

China and the Future of the World

Donald Winchester

Understanding China’s current place in the world requires looking at the nation through a non-Western lens.

 

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