Daily Archives: May 31, 2018

Ear-Wig II…

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… “But let us suppose a stateman were to put his nation in the position

of having to pursue ‘grand politics’ though it were ill equipped to do so.”

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“Or worse, suppose he forced his nation to politicise when it had otherwise

better things to do…”

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“Would we call such a statesman great?”

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“Undoubtedly, else he would not have been able to achieve such a feat.

He may have been mad to attempt it but perhaps all greatness starts out as madness.”

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“I disagree, we might want to call him strong and mad but never great!”

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Let the ignorant speculate –

When one nation becomes spiritually shallow,

another sets out for the deep…