2023 Quarter 1
"It'll always be this way"
"nothing we can do about it"
“This island is a spiritual desert,” it said, “and you know why? Because it has no philosophers in the government! Together with the top generals, business owners, they are families and dynasties and priesthoods unto themselves, so they do not just look down on us original thinkers, they simply disregard our insights with perpetual silences!”
”I don’t think so,” I replied, “The younger ones of this century are bringing about unprecedented changes, even as they soon grow old and fossilise into their bigoted ways.”
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