The last book in the Kitselman Collection takes the form of a discussion on the vested interests in scientific research and the limitations of governments, Hard hitting and direct his thoughts on governments are highly relevant today and best summed up in his own words.
If you feel that the world is a mess, and that perhaps you, too, are a mess -- welcome!
A democracy is governed by persons who are elected by the average and the foolish and perhaps a few of the wise. Such people are sometimes called 'the People's Choice'
It seems to me that a large majority of the citizens in any country are actively dissatisfied with the way things are being 'run'; with present governments, discontent seems to be the rule, rather than the exception. As I think about all this I find myself amazed that I and all the other people in the world have put up with such childish forms of government for so long.
How could we have been so stupid?