Here you can read the theoretical approach behind my previous article “The Price We Pay”.
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”?
Pro-Vax. Pro-Test. Pro-Mask. Pro Pass. Anti-Curfew. Anti-Lockdown. Anti-Travel ban.
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.
Intellectual authorities lost our implicit trust.
Contrary to what is often peddled, this is not primarily due to social media, internet, conspiracy theories or fake news, but to the failure of the authorities themselves, to live-up to and live-by the expectations they created.
Ever since there are families, tribes, clans, nations, each generation is just so much better than the next one,...