Wisdom on Wednesdays—Symptoms of senility

“Civilizations, like persons, exhibit the same symptoms in senility: an overwhelming desire for security and comfort with a minimum of manual effort; and will submit to indignities for their sake.”  (1954)

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Gertrude, oil on canvas, unfinished, c. 1970

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