Tuesday, 11 March 2008

Fortune is fickle, so smile when you can

"Should we blame people for not being happy? Until quite recently, that would have sounded like a stupid question. You can only blame people for what they are responsible for - and, since no-one would choose to be miserable, to be so is nothing other than a misfortune. However, we are facing the prospect of a future in which people will indeed be blamed for all sorts of things which we have traditionally thought were beyond their control..."
Column in today's Herald.