I spend my Saturday skimming through the "alternative press".
I must say this story is what makes me so depressed.
How is it possible to have gone to such extremes?
As Westerner I feel very responsible, because in the end it is our civilization that we’ve exported everywhere, mostly for profit and plunder, and that is causing so much havoc everuwhere in the World now…
I believe we can correct this, and we have all the means to do GOOD, except overcoming the immense obstacles that opposes every initiative to change:
Machiavelli said it beautifully:
"It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Because the innovator has for enemies all those who have done well under the old conditions, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new. This coolness arises partly from fear of the opponents, who have the laws on their side, and partly from the incredulity of men, who do not readily believe in new things until they have had a long experience of them."
Nicolo Machiavelli (The Prince)
That being said: