As people, we’ve always had a complex relationship with destruction. It’s easier to destroy than to create, but what’s often overlooked is that destruction is often the more satisfying of the two as well.
Technology may be the ultimate double-edged sword. There’s no doubt it’s made life easier and allowed us as a society to accomplish so much beyond what we once would have thought possible. It keeps us connected, informed and entertained.
Anyone who’s ever played Risk knows that ruling the world is almost like a game. There’s a strategy to it, there are moves and counter-moves, and there’s the crucial importance of being one step ahead of your opponent.