Agonizing thoughts should not enter one’s mind. They disrupt us and surely should be avoided. Even so, some of them cannot be ignored. This is one of those.
The chaos in our country shows no signs of winding down. The outcome is unknown, worrisome.
This is an internal war with no Yorktown in sight. Thus we can only speculate on what and when the long-term effects can be.
One hidden impact is deep and troublesome.
Young families just starting out and viewing this chaos could decide to remain childless. The loss of their progeny in this challenging age of technology cannot be measured, yet our future depends on those yet unborn, a sobering thought indeed.
While we are fighting among ourselves, are we contributing to a brain drain when these assets or lack thereof will surely be needed?