gargantua wrote: Sure would be helpful if there were some national leadership.....but that's crazy talk isn't it?
Is it? I reckon I will continue to walk the earth with, then take a pragmatic sense of optimism/idealism to my grave. The opposite is too searing to contemplate.
Here is a very old narrative that seems have been beaten out of our collective conscience...
Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno (One for all, all for one).
Make of this what you will.