The bankrupt philosophy of postmodernism notwithstanding, pain is real. So is evil. Everything isn’t just subjective experience subject to an infinite variety of interpretation. We spend so much of our lives fleeing from these things that we don’t necessarily understand what they are. A properly constructed worldview cannot fail to address these topics. Let’s examine the sobering nature of our reality by asking clarifying and provocative questions. If we don’t challenge ourselves at this time, then we will end up being overwhelmed when forced to confront these realities in an unavoidable way.