Yes, it’s time to start panicking
It took me a while to reach the conclusion that the world might be going to hell in a handcart. Fear of the apocalypse just isn’t the sort of thing you dwell on when you’re a kid, with all the sense of innocence and immortality a western upbringing affords.
It wasn’t that I remained ignorant to the tragedies that have bedeviled the human story. Over time…