Joseph Smith, the founding prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called Mormon Church), championed globalism.
As some people see things, we are living in the Information Age. That is, the dominating and distinguishing attribute of our era is information. Earlier eras were known as the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age. The distinguishing characteristic was the materials the used. But our age is different. It is not so much the materials or tools we use, but how we use them. It is the guiding information that sets us apart from previous ages.
There was a lot of reminiscing when political commentator William F. Buckley passed on. I read and saw several of the “last interviews” various people had with him.
A few years ago I was watching a webcast of a panel discussion. The moderator and one-half of the participants were experts in a certain field, plus there was a cabinet-level government official as the keynote speaker. The other half of the panel, however, included producers and actors who starred in a television drama series about the same field.
“The present is an age of progress, of change, of rapid advance, and of wonderful revolutions.”
Joseph Smith, Jr., as was Abraham, was prepared from before the foundations of the earth to be the prophet of the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Of him it was said,