I have just noticed that I am one of 2,178,114  wordpress members. Imagine – that’s half of Jordan’s population, and at least 2 times the population of the UAE. We’re all whirring, churning and typing, producing drivel and doggerel and sometimes maybe something vaguely interesting. I wonder what we could achieve if we applied the same amount of intellectual energy to, say, our breakfasts or our phone manner. And just try to imagine the possibilities if we ever combined that power and applied it to something big, like world hunger. Or less big, like air-conditioning on the London underground, or protesting the smoking ban. The mind boggles….

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