Political scandals come slushing down the hill like a mudslide. Affronted indignity seems to be the standard reaction of all politicians. And so, the public trust erodes even further.
“You will pay for your choices!” We tend to look at our decisions and the price we pay for it in the rear-view mirror. What-ifs and regrets so often become part of our lives. What is the alternative?
War brings out the most basic of human reflexes. Ever wondered whether you would fight, or flee to a safer place? In this article I explore if and how our moral compass has changed over time, and hence, are we still willing to “Die for Danzig”?
Kabul falls in days. The leader flees. The world shrugs. No-one felt locally accountable enough to defend what was built.
Power without personal accountability ultimately leads to the illusion of a democratic state.
With great power comes …no responsibility.