There is a daily syndicated newspaper cartoon strip called “The Small Society” in which the author seems to be telling us that our Society is coming apart at the seams. For example, one of his December cartoons shows a sidewalk Santa Claus standing next to his artificial chimney and ringing his little bell. Facing him is a little girl who says, “I don’t believe in Santa Claus anymore.” To which Santa replies, “That’s okay, I don’t believe in kids anymore.” A few weeks later, “The Small Society” depicted a father and son confrontation. The teenage son is slouched down in an easy chair, looking very depressed. His father seems concerned, trying very hard to communicate with his boy. He says, “Of course we all want a purpose in life … but I promise you that after awhile you’ll be too busy making a living to worry about it.” As a Society, are we coming to the point where we don’t believe in anything anymore? As…
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