Denial is a bitch. It is all around us. It is a wrapper of societal drag around the instruments of doom. Denial is the anti-truth, the self-delusion, the decent into groupthink and the basis of the anti-individual.
Denial is subversion.
Denial is the lie.
Is helplessness a learned trait?
Yes. Yes it is.
As I am finishing my line editing of Bunny Trouble I can see the next novel stretch out before me. It is a bleak story. Why would the eternal optimist fathom such a grim tale?
Why indeed. The answer, my 7.3 readers, is all around us. You merely have to seek the truth of what is, rather than what you wish it to be.