The Flower of England

You’ve heard the good news (& wrinkle), no doubt.

Windsor knows to be watchful!

The royal family keeps its eye on the main chance, even as the light goes out in the West:

The retreat from child rearing is, at some level, a symptom of late-modern exhaustion — a decadence that first arose in the West but now haunts rich societies around the globe. It’s a spirit that privileges the present over the future, chooses stagnation over innovation, prefers what already exists over what might be. (h/t Marginal Revolution)

This too comes to mind, alas.

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