The #1 story on "Google News Japan - Politics" right now is...
....the latest updates on the white hot electoral race for the post of leader (sosai) of...
Here is the screen grab. Click on the image if you want to see the evidence of our decadence in greater detail:
OK, so it is politics...of a sort.
Still, I cannot shake the sense of our species having hit rock bottom.
Bring on the rule of the machines! They purport to know what we really want!
Lessons of Tambora ignored, 200 years on
8 hours ago