When I Was Young I Had High Hopes for the World But …

Ode to a civilization lost

Glen Hendrix

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Dinosaur cake — courtesy Wikimedia Commons

When I was young, I was so proud of humanity. All of us. We were going places. To space. To the stars. To new and glorious destinations.

I love dinosaurs. I hate their passing. We weren’t going to be like them. We weren’t going to let anything stop us. Not even an asteroid. Mankind would last two hundred…

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