It’s an old Chinese curse: “May You Live In Interesting Times”. Of course, it does depend upon what you consider interesting. Are MP’s cheating on expenses interesting? Are riots in major UK cities by people who cannot get things they might need, and/or are taught to
crave, interesting? How about the hidden effect of the Sykes/Picot treaty on the
last 90 years of Middle East history. Rivetting, no?
What about the people attempting to turn Europe into one country, with themselves, oddly enough, as the government…is that what is considered interesting? WW3 with money?
And finally the starving millions in Africa – they are interesting, too. If they were all fed, as they could be within a week, and if all those other problems were solved with honest human intelligence, tell me, would planet Earth suddenly become an uninteresting place?