Fighting corruption will always be an uphill battle because corruption is a result of humankind's relentless desire to seek advantage. This is because at the core of one’s mindset is primitive ego whose primary purpose is insuring one’s survival via seeking advantage. And so until we get to the point where we are about completely resigning the human mindset, fighting corruption will remain an ongoing problem unto eternity.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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