Actions and reactions.
Our universe is expanding as we speak. Dark energy at work.
Our democratic republic is contracting as we speak. Dark energy at work.
When he voted yes for Justice Eleanor Kagan, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) noted that “elections have consequences.” Graham has reiterated this point time and again, in 2008 and 2012, and now in 2017. Though a mixed bag on many issues I care about, Lindsey Graham has enough creds left in the senate to call out hypocrisy practiced on both sides of the aisle.
Yet when push comes to shove, he’d rather point his finger than attempt to rectify the matter. It’s why we had a year long vacancy on the Supreme Court resulting in a “stolen” seat.
Dark energy is pushing things apart at an ever accelerating rate.
Dark Energy, like cholesterol, can be good or bad. Either you can choose to take the short view or the long view.