updated on 11-11 at 11:11 pm
In the little country called The Netherlands, where I expect to (n)ever graduate from my lifelong study at the University of Life, eleven represents the ‘crazy number’. Known in Dutch as ‘het gekkengetal‘, allegedly because eleven is only one less than twelve: the universal number of perfection.
Governmental perfection to be precise.
Isn’t that the funniest or at least craziest oxymoron ever?
Ok, let’s refrain ourselves from etymologically linking -ment(al) to the Latin word for ‘mind’ and assume government really “just” means the instrument to govern (=control, to rule over). But over who or what? So with tongue-in-cheek:
Nooo, our governments do not rule over our minds, since that’d be activistic hogwash. We also know governments do not use mainstream news broadcasts as…
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