Around the World in 80 Days, Day 67: Norway – The Best Country in the World?

Let’s take a moment to recall what this project is all about.  We are seeking to answer the question: If America is not great, then who is? Michael Moore style America-bashing is very much in style.  Whether it is Ashley Judd shouting on the Washington Mall, George Soros-funded protests, or Barack Obama apologizing for American … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 65: The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Part 2 – America Fast-Forwarded

Throughout much of its history, the story of England was one of remarkable good fortune.  Indeed, when considering the scope of the tiny island nation’s success, one is tempted to conclude that there must have been some unseen Hand of Providence guiding it all.  Consider the geography that preserved it time and again from the … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 64: The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Part 1 – The March of Folly

We are now in the fourth quarter of the Around the World in 80 Days project.  To recap the countries covered thus far: Birmingham, Alabama > Los Angeles, California > Auckland, New Zealand > Brisbane, Australia > Tokyo, Japan > Okinawa, Japan > Singapore > Hong Kong, China > Delhi, India > Moscow, Russia > … Read more

Socrates in the City at Labastide

“Socrates in the City” at Labastide

Good morning from Europe! As you may know, the annual Fixed Point Institute for Applied Apologetics (FPI) is well underway.  As mentioned in my previous post, this summer-long program in Europe is designed to shape the hearts and minds of students through the identification of spiritual gifts, the development of a good work ethic, the molding … Read more