Henry Ford, who is not my normal go-to guy for wisdom, did get one thing correct. He said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
The paradox of our time is that we have more resources and opportunities available to us than ever before in human history—and we are more despairing about the future than ever before.
It’s crazy really. Over at Inside Catholic, I’m taking a look at the parallel careers of Norman Borlaug and Paul Erlich. Both men were confronted with the problem of a burgeoning world population in the mid-20th Century and therefore with the problem of world hunger. Erlich, the Chattering Classes Anointed Prophet, wrote The Population Bomb in...READ MORE