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If I ruled the world: Howard Jacobson

No judgement, no dogma and no T-shirts with words on them

Forget spring. If I ruled the world every day would be the first day of autumn. It’s autumn that concentrates the mind on serious things and we are dying of triviality. We are dying of hatred and brutality as well, of course, but I will be no fantasist despot. I will change only what’s within my power to change, in order that life might be a little more dignified for…

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