Complacency

Complacency

In the classic 1949 movie The Third Man staring Joseph Cotton and Orsen Wells, Wells says to Cotton "In Italy under the Borgias, they had warefare, terror, murder, bloodshed – but, they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, 500 years of democracy and peace. And what did that produce? The cuckoo clock" Struggle can be beneficial as the oft quoted statement of Friedrich Nietzsche "what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger" says.

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