Professor Randall Smith’s feature is the first external article of Our Own Identity’s website. It has been selected because it deals with a key issue that is blighting all Western society, namely the gulf between ideologies and the lack of dialogue between them.
From today—1st January 2021—the term “The European Union” is no longer a legitimate title for the EU. The (old) EU has suffered a severe dent. Europe of the future promises to be completely different.
Many of us will be happy to see the end of a most difficult year. We have hope that things will improve in 2021 but it is unwise to think that all our problems are over. This article looks at what the future might hold.
The 2020 Presidential election in the United States demonstrated one clear message: the country is sharply divided. The gulf is symptomatic of a wider split that is a blighting Western society in general. Fortunately, there is a better way forward.
A comparison of three definitions of identity are offered; which one will you pick?