Extended monotony or exhausting monotony would be a good term to describe XXI century. Or arid, boring, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, slow, stale, stodgy, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting ...
Groke will slowly synaesthese Earth's surface.
Far-rights are close to the main protagonist of my - still unpublished - story, where the leader of the "new world order" receives Peace Nobel Prize for persuading each individual of the humankind to commit suicide and letting grasses and lizards to populate the Earth again, in another cycle.
Of course we can't be sure how youth will respond to new challenges. And we oldtimers always shift towards cultural catastrophism and fatalism. Afair, you can find the complaints of an old man towards youngsters back in Gilgamesh. Also, what is being written here is a total avant-garde, even for most open-minded leftist liberals now living; have this in mind. And I might be wrong.
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