In Our Coastlines author Ben Santer has a look at how our society is under going an erosion much as our coastlines are. And he’s right.
Though this deterioration is really nothing new, for even from very early times there have been those who need to have control, under the thinking that control means safety and security. But has someone once said;
The more you try to defend, the less you end up defending.
This applies with control, and the more parties try to control the more frustrated and hostile they get. You could ask, “When are we going to win?” To which the only real answer is, “Sir, we have already lost.” There are thing we can control and things we cannot; may we have the strength to control the thing we can, the patience to accept the things we ca