A little bit of Stephen King...
Women and children being treated like possessions. Basic needs like clean water being treated like luxuries. A megalomaniac focused only on what he deems his own possessions... ...or maybe it's the news?
I just find it a funny way of looking at patience. It will happen eventually. Even death.
Like waiting for an Amazon parcel to arrive. It’ll happen. Eventually. Hopefully.
Belov'd and I are big fans of Jeeves and Wooster. He would find them rather entertaining- and would pause them occasionally to say "and this is why you lost the empire!".
Sometimes you just need to add a bit of wordplay to change your perspective. The quote was rather charming and I couldn't help use it.
In a larger way the toddlers in their respective playpen countries use this to their advantage. Imagination is a more powerful tool than fact. It is so easy to play in the minds of those too simple to accept actual facts. To label things as “fake” to help feed that imagination people are too childish to leave.
The darker shades of life are just as, if not more, beautiful than the pastel new beginnings.