If you want a serious case of depression, read history. No, really. Nothing makes you despair about the future of humanity than a nice, strong dose of the past – which is a demonstration of just how evil and stupid we all are. And yes, I count myself as a member of the evil and stupid.
In fact, I wince at the foolishness in my own past, so don’t think that I’m not leveling the finger at myself. I’m just as much of a drooling idiot as anyone else. The only difference is that I can SEE that I’m a drooling idiot.