Elites and looting

Looting museums now trumpeted by respectable Western publications! But never mind; great works of art and great civilizations are not supposed to ever die, no matter what the crimes of their worshipers and creations. Likewise, every nation, democratic or not, needs elites to deserve this name; it’s the elites who are the most responsible for a nation’s transgressions and seldom praised for its feats. We may all end up as cannon fodder; who’ll remember us by name?

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