My teacher of yesteryear, José María Sánchez Barrio, divided the humans, almost half a century ago (when the wolf began to show his “little leg” under the door), between hawks and pigeons. What a perfect fable! Predatory hawks eat pigeons, which are more and feed basically on anything. In their flight here and there, pigeons, the symbol of peace where they are, would eat anything … and they screw up everything … while hawks, ruthless predators, eat pigeons trying to control their infinite proliferation. Rich and poor are well portrayed by this contemporary Aesop. One percent of the population own 80 percent of the wealth and a large part of
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