Nobody gets to have joy or dignity by default, joy needs to be earned. And therein lies the problem.
People demand objectivity, i.e. mechanical unlove, for the politicians whom they do not love – but are willing to overlook or forgive anything when it comes to the ones they have accepted as “theirs.”
Beware of cold-hearted, profit-seeking strangers preaching progress. We should have known what was going to happen next.
Listen, baby. I’ve built a castle for you. I want you to love my castle, and I want you to love me for building it.