Yes, you can begin to feel the rumbles of discontent now that Trump endeavours to bring his policies to reality. And the sheer inconsistency and lack of integrity when our Prime Minister - knowing that her counterpart's views are favourable towards Britain - tells Trump that torture is not advisable, yet then meets Mr. Erdogan and says little about the same matter so that trade deals can be sown.
So are the seeds of world corruption allowed to germinate and flower. No-one seems any longer to have the heart to put in place a world structure to free people from tyranny as the ballot box is always at the back of the minds of political leaders.
But rather than look to others to do the job for us, let's look within our own selves to make the change. I speak of idealism once again, but what is the realistic alternative?
Paul Brunton, in A Search in Secret India (1934), wrote:
He who has once seen his real Self will never again hate
another. There is no sin greater than hatred…