* The Western world is at its apex and begins to slowly disintegrate. This is also the case for its academia, where the search for knowledge has been replaced by conformity to the ideas of egalitarianism. The damage done to science is not visible to the full extent yet, but it will eventually ruin the reputation of the Western scientific standards.
* As EU countries struggle to define their security strategy following the Trump administration’s “transatlantic chill”, the future of NATO and EU membership in its key areas of expansion in Ukraine and the Balkans has become increasingly uncertain.
* When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.” ― George Bernard Shaw