This week, on the Strategic Understanding page, we reproduce an editorial column written a few years ago by Calvin Burrell in the Bible Advocate. Although not recent, the article is as fresh as when it was written and deserves our attention today. “I Think . . .” looks at what is happening in the world around us and provides a wisely balanced and realistic understanding that can help us in answering the question “Are things getting better or worse – and what should we do about it?"