Thursday, 4 April 2013

Flummoxed by Why

The Alien wanted to know, so I trotted out a potted version of humanity's time on this planet. How we'd evolved and spread out over the world to become the various groups and races here now. How some were rich, well fed and comfortable, and some were poor, starving and in constant pain.

'Why are some of you starving and in pain?' he asked.

While I wondered how to answer, I woke up.