National Hedonism, A conflict of meaning in Ukraine, 2017 (EXTRACT)

Who really cares about Donbass and the hybrid war that has been ravaging the so-called nation since 2014 ? It is more difficult to be unsensitive to what Ukraine does best... the so-called Breadbasket of Europe, Ukraine is known to be one of the world’s finest producers of hot chicks
Devant celui qui lui donnera le pain, l’homme s’inclinera,
parce qu’il n’y a rien de plus indiscutable que le pain ;
— Le Grand Inquisiteur, Fiodor Dostoïevski, 1880