|VOL. XVII NO.4||ISSN #1544-5399||JULY/AUGUST 2017|
A Presentation of This Issue’s Features
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The Bibliotheque: World Wide Society
Institute for Postive Global Solutions
'Page One' Feature:
How will Future Historians Judge the End of the 20th Century?
by Dr. Julio A. Gonzalo
July 1, 2017
I’m pleased to present you with the July-August 2017 issue of the Journal of Global Issues & Solutions.
This issue’s Page One Feature Paper is in the realm of Materialism versus Spiritualism. “How Will Future Historians Judge the End of the 20th Century?,” by Dr. Julio A. Gonzalo of the Escuela Politécnica Superior, Universidad San Pablo CEU, Montepríncipe in Madrid, Spain, and the Departamento de Física de Materiales of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, presents a review of the materialistic versus spiritual influences of the twentieth century. Dr. Gonzalo points out that “In a Christian perspective, history will be, at the end, on the side of God. It is increasingly evident however that the Christian foundations of Western Civilization are already under attack since the middle of the Eighteenth Century, specially so in Europe and America since the last third of the Twentieth Century.”... (Continued)
According to Stanley L. Jaki, the great Hungarian-American historian of science, history, i.e. temporary or permanent victory, will be at the side of those who have the capacity to put into practice the most apt instruments to develop a more advanced society, a society capable of putting itself well above the rest. This was true in the past regarding local conflicts, but it became more evident globally in the twentieth century, when the development of the most apt instruments became clearly connected with advanced technologies dependent of the most exact sciences.
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