"Before talking about whether to normalize, consider who we're normalizing with.
The question is, will normalizing be used to pressure Cuba to stop keeping its people in grinding poverty, or will it…"
"You are blatantly condescending, and honestly, what answer did you actually give? You gave me patronising lecture about how I have no friends and don't add any value to society. You did not answer my question at all, and you gave no advice…"
"Not that simple. We were amidst the height of the Cold War when the actual embargo began. Everyone was expecting them to nuke us. Of course we cut off relations. Frankly, I think we should still have enmity with their government. The brother of the…"
"Physically, early to mid twenties. Mentally, thirties or forties. In wisdom, until the point of dementia. It's a shame that the wisdom age gives is paid for in youth and vitality. "Youth is wasted on the young," as they say."