“What killed it?” “Time. Just time. Everything’s dying now. All the great civilizations have gone. This isn’t just night. All the stars have burned up and faded away into nothing.” “They must have an atmospheric shell. We should be frozen to death.” “Well, Martha and I, maybe. Not so sure about you, Jack.”
For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.
What if we lived in a world where there were no standards? Would we be able to truly embrace ourselves or would we still fear the judgement of others. If such a world exists, is it a utopia, or is it a hell?