Real advancement in today's world

Is there anything that isn't making great breakthroughs and advancing in today's world? We all hear about advances in computer technology, automotive engineering, or products such as exercise equipment and cosmetics—you name it. If we were to take all such claims as guarantees of true progress, we'd have to believe society is moving forward by leaps and bounds!

There certainly are noteworthy improvements taking place in everything from banking services to the design of tennis shoes. The question is, Are we, as individuals and as a society, advancing in the more fundamental areas of life? And how can we measure this?

Testimony of Healing
One winter day many years ago, my mother asked me if I would...
August 19, 1996

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