OpinionJournal - Best of the Web Today: "Ratzinger yesterday addressed fellow cardinals before they began their pope-picking conclave. As Dionne reports:
'We are moving,' he declared, toward 'a dictatorship of relativism . . . that recognizes nothing definite and leaves only one's own ego and one's own desires as the final measure.'
The modern world, Ratzinger insisted, has jumped 'from one extreme to the other: from Marxism to liberalism, up to libertinism; from collectivism to radical individualism; from atheism to a vague religious mysticism; from agnosticism to syncretism and on and on.'"
I think this analysis is on the mark.