Sometimes pictures tell the story better than words. They show the human condition in 2011.
(Warning: Many graphic photos are contained in the links. I tied to eliminate the most gruesome photos, but still, many remain. I believe it is important to see just how far the world has sunk into a new world order as we approach the Tribulation - but please do not view if you cannot tolerate graphic photos) )
If there is any doubt that we are a planet that is on the brink, just take a look at visual evidence. These are photos from just a few of the most recent hot spots around the globe, excluding the 'older' ongoing wars:
And these are just a few of the hot spots around the globe.
As they say, "A picture is worth 1,000 words". Indeed.