Updated: Sep 26, 2022
"The wounds of honour are self-inflicted." – Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist
Open wounds that defy healing are usually dishonourably self-inflicted. They get worse as it assumes the proportions of an addiction to making grave mistakes as a result of bad decisions motivated by faulty character traits. The serious contenders are usually corporate heads and clueless politicians.
Clueless politicians with surreptitious financial backing by power-brokers and puppeteers are usually fodder to advance brazen agendas that has a powerful impact on the masses. Using such terms of art like “democracy,” “public interest,” or “national security” the classes automatically acquire a firm grip and a monopoly of the control levers.
Governments plagued by scandals appear unfazed and unabashed.