You have probably noticed that Planet Earth appears to be ripping apart at the seams these days. Almost every week we hear fresh reports of yet another earthquake; fire; flood; or tornado sweeping thousands; or tens of thousands; or even hundreds of thousands into death’s icy grip – and into eternity. It’s heart breaking. “International mayhem increases at every turn;” moaned Tina Brown; Newsweek’s Editor in Chief. “Has the world gone crazy?” she wondered.