J.M. Barrie’s famous play, Peter Pan, depicts a protagonist who is a young boy who refuses to grow up. Barrie’s inspiration was his brother, who died in childhood, and remained a child in his mother’s mind forever. While the whimsical idea of eternal childhood has a charm, and it is enjoyable to escape to that imaginary world for the length of an afternoon play or film, virtually all men through the ages have reached a point between their 13th and 18th year where they desire to leave childish things behind.
To all of you who are clearly passionate about the outcome of the election, the test of your convictions begins today. We live in a universe governed by inviolable laws, one of which is the law of reciprocity. It states that we reap what we sow.
We are reaping what we have sown in the education of our citizenry and the standards that we deem acceptable as a society. If you think any person who becomes President is the problem, you clearly don’t understand the system. Presidents don’t take power. They are elected. Anyone in any public office is simply a mirror reflection of the society that chose to follow them.