God is praised even when evil happens. Christians believe that God gave his son (John 3:16) to save the mortal race, but no mention is made of the fate of earth. What did God truly give the world? The answer will surprise many.
As the economic well-being of any people plunges, starvation and unemployment skyrockets, many will seek out demigods and dictators or turn to religion for temporary euphora. Some will argue that bad times are the sign of End Times and an Apocalypse is near. Is the Apocalypse fact or fiction? Here is the judgment of history, texts, and scholars.
Taiwan's coastline is slipping beneath the ocean. It is the result of the ocean rising because of Global Warming. 74% of the GOP in the USA Senate say no, and claim that global warming is a myth, based on what they are told by the Koch Brothers.
In the 16th century Spanish thieves invaded the Inka empire, killed its king, and stole tons of gold--but not all of it. More of it was taken by the Fujimoris on military helicopters bought by Dictator Alberto Fujimori, while Keiko Fujimori stood watch over the plunder, murder, and destruction of one of Perú's oldest sites and key to its past glory. This was covered up by a corrupt Congress in Lima, and mass executions: from La Cantuta massacres to the slaughter of families and children in Barrios Altos--yet many of these people will vote for the daughter of the president who destroyed their lives, families, and future, especially in the mountains surrounding Perú. This account is based on a limited printing of a book by Father Juan Carlos Polentini Wester.