*It is easy to lose sight of reality. You whine because you lack a bigger HDTV, and four billion of your fellows yearn to have water to drink that is free of dirt and disease. Who do you think is spoiled?
* The essence of life seems hard to define at times but isn’t. Which would you rather have if you were marooned on a deserted island; a fancy car or a big TV you couldn’t use, or a warm body to have to talk to? There’s your answer.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.