or a religious politician, being “something akin to a caliph” (a leader and protector of the world’s Muslims) is a more desirable position than “something akin to a sultan.”
The Greek political class kept the wheel steadily pointing West, even after the change of government of 1967, which was the most anti-Western period in our history.
Just as there can be no society without individuals, social responsibility can be nothing more than the sum of individual behaviors.
The reaction of the business owners of Mykonos is understandable, but not at all justified.
Evaluating personal conduct is a necessary tool to ensure that a school operates smoothly and efficiently. But keeping a record of it after one’s school years hardly serves any meaningful purpose.
The situation has reached a point where there are no great solutions anymore. There are only bad solutions and even worse ones.
No sign of progress goes unpunished, and today we are facing increasing calls for regulations to contain the Airbnb market.