(I want to dedicate this text to those of my former students who in the end, chose “mediocrity” and “virtual reality” for the sake of their own society, their own families and their own “survival”)
In one of my verses inspired by Today’s Greek Social Reality, I stated the following: ‘ I am going to tell everything before I leave this life!!! What do I have to lose???’. I have tried to be consistent with this position in all of my texts in my website, defining and analyzing various subjects concerning Human Society in general. Therefore for me , it is important in my “epilogue” for the Greek Crisis of 2012, to be even more scathing, truthful, revealing and straightforward. I would like here to note that in my epilogue, I will repeat certain words or certain phrases more than once at a specific point of my narrative, since I consider that this initiative is imperative in order for the reader to better fathom the weight of this word or phrase in relation to the focus of my written arguments.
I would like to begin my “epilogue” which in general terms refers to the political, historical, social, economic and cultural components which I have already described in detail in my previous articles related to Greece’s Present Political Culture and Societal Status, by focusing on and clarifying “in single words”, the everyday human attributes of modern Greeks, both men and women, when they live through two very different existential realities. First of all, when Greek men and women function and behave within the context of an everyday reality dominated by existential and social “imbalances”, and second, when these same individuals behave and function on an everyday basis with a personal psyche where what predominates are existential and social “balances”. Here , we will have to be very harsh but also objective, recognizing the fact that “the large majority” of Greeks, both men and women, whether they are living in Greece or abroad, “most of the time”, they represent human entities whose lives and characters are formulated by existential and social “imbalances”!!!
Therefore, when the lives and the daily behavioral patterns of the Greek Peoples, of whatever social background, gender or age, are determined by existential and social “imbalances”, the qualifications of their own personalities can be specified by “one word” as being the following:’ self-assuming, vain, neurotic, hypocritical, pompous, cowardly, insecure, venomous, conservative, not erotic, reactionary, unstable, crooked, ungodly, anachronistic, malicious, faceless, unapproachable, materialistic, unlawful, immoral, miserable, selfish, egocentric, disloyal, superficial, bombastic, untrustworthy, gluttonous, dogmatic, fanatical, pretentious, traditional, inconsistent, dysfunctional, dishonest, disconnected, static, cunning, defeatists, pessimistic, castrated, avaricious, insatiable, melodramatic, excessive, profiteering, conceited, greedy, envious, ambitious, fanciful, secretive, passive, iconic, parochial, feeble, chaotic, megalomaniacs, miserly’.
Now, when the everyday lives and the everyday behavior of Greek Peoples, of whatever age or social background are defined and determined by social and existential “balances” or “equilibriums”, then, the social substance of their own characters can be defined by the following “one word” epithets: ‘ proud, dialectic, open spirited, pagan, nature lovers, altruistic, honorable, hospitable, generous, earthy, erotic, revolutionary, innovative, combative, artistic, poetic, sensitive, passionate, radical, emotional, universal, cosmopolitan, vanguard, charismatic, instinctual, spiritual, honest, moral, simple, positive, practical, steady, metaphysical, loyal, pragmatists, inspired, mystical, frugal, inspiring, humble, enlightened, open hearted, dynamic, progressive, approachable, friendly, warm, multi-talented, tolerant, multi-dimensional, courageous, sensual, creative, democratic’.
The second theme concerning the Greek Crisis of 2012 could be the quality of our own politicians during approximately the last 45 years, meaning after 1973 when a Constitutional Democracy was established and a Constitutional Monarchy was rejected “democratically” by a popular referendum. Nevertheless, after 8 articles concerning the Greek Crisis of 2012 and 4 articles related to the Greek Parliamentary Elections of 2009, through historical descriptions and analyses focusing on the “real national integrity” and the “real national identity” of our own Greek Politicians, these have been fully clarified, as a consequence, it is not necessary to repeat ourselves. Yet, what we can do here, hopefully for the last time, is to define and identify using “one word”, the basic human characteristics of these Greek Politicians, who we Modern Greek Citizens have elected and promoted to become “the main protagonists” in our own political culture, in our own society and in our own historical evolution, as a Race, as a Nation and as a State!!!
The words which best suit to describe “objectively” the human and social content of these “particular individuals” are the following:’ wretched, relentless, slanderers, sordid, immoral, despotic, dark, uncivilized, liars, hypocritical, sleazy, servile, self-serving, traitors, treacherous, rotten, loveless, uneducated, ungodly, bipolar, sly, opportunistic, self-centered, selfish, self-assuming, unpatriotic, hoodlums, materialistic, avaricious, narcissistic, shallow, hyperbolic, excessive, secretive, neurotic, cowardly, impertinent, indecent, insatiable, fanciful, ambitious, harsh, pompous, narrow-minded, petty, parochial, anachronistic, insensitive, cold-blooded, miserable, lawless, one-dimensional, superficial, scheming, insincere, iconic, greedy, alienated, insecure, unstable, static, unscrupulous, inconsistent’.