Well, the curse has come true. We live in interesting times.
It friggin’ sucks and I personally had hoped to avoid this. I hoped to live out my allotted span on this earth in an era without any new world wars, great depressions, or global pandemics. Basically, nothing that would be a required essay question on a 21st century history exam.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/11631