I have received a communication from the manufacturers of my car. In a major upgrade, instead of having to drive with four wheels, I will now only need two. This will make the car lighter and hence better.
By the same post, the makers of my cornflakes have informed me that, henceforth, an enhancement to their product will supply me with a solid block of corn, from which I can create my own personal customised flakes. This improves my consumer choice.
And the government, my newspaper tells me, has decided that the election process will be simplified by allowing only one candidate on each ballot paper, thus removing the risk of ambiguity and error. My newspaper has responded positively to this by agreeing to eliminate all adjectives and adverbs from their reportage, in the interests of clarity.
Finally, statistics prove that the majority of cats prefer avians to quadrupeds. As cats outnumber humans globally, legs should therefore be discouraged.
I think it’s still good to be alive, but there’s always room for improvement.