Unstated, but perhaps a contributing factor, was the increasing prosperity we have enjoyed in country in recent years.
The old have failed the young. Hate-driven shootings in schools and houses of worship, rising suicide and addiction rates — these are the most dramatic indications.
A key idea in the theory of ID is specification, or matching a pattern. Specified, complex information is a hallmark of intelligent activity.
The last thing sick people need while being admitted to a hospital is a nurse or clerk trying to get out the vote.
The carnage so bloodlessly described in the Belgian report demonstrates vividly the consequences to a society when it generally accepts killing as a proper answer to human suffering.