LAST week the International Business Times reported:?“In their annual End of Year poll, researchers for WIN and Gallup International surveyed more than 66,000 people across 65 nations and found that 24% of all respondents answered that the US ‘is the greatest threat to peace in the world today.’Pakistan and China fell significantly behind the US on the poll, with 8 and 6%, respectively. Afghanistan, Iran, Israel and North Korea all tied for fourth place with 4%.”
For those of us who believe the opposite — namely, that the US is the world’s greatest force for peace (and liberty) — an explanation of this poll is called for.
Here is my explanation:
Much of the world’s moral compass is broken. The moral north reads south and the moral south reads north.