The chaos of the 2024 election campaign
Today, chaos could easily describe the American condition, with people struggling to make sense of an economy driven by inflation, rising interest rates and instability.
They get up every day to a new calamity or scandal delivered by a media driven by financial pressures and the need for eyeballs 24/7. Meanwhile, their leaders seem bent on putting partisanship above all else, making political arguments increasingly personal.
Historian Will Durant warned, “Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.”