Five noteworthy books recently published seem, at first or second glance, to be totally unrelated to one another. Collectively, however, they address critical public issues in remarkably well-researched and illuminating ways.
Each addresses monumental, even foundational human issues intimately related to what it means to be human, how we order our lives together at the most basic level, and the nature of truth and how we can know it. Taken together, they provide a unique and much-needed perspective on what matters in an age of increasingly prevalent lies.
Consider putting them on your summer reading list, or diving in right now.
1. ‘Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline’
The first book is the most consequential because it speaks to the first command given to humanity. It also speaks to the primary driver of the evolutionary construct: go forth and multiply. “Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline” is meticulously researched and explicated by two secular