“Back then, the disease of loneliness wasn’t understood the way it is now.
You see, in so many major centers of the world, the idea of the village, a small community that loved and supported its members,
was replaced by the idea that independence was the ultimate trophy of success.”
Dr. Edgar paused.
“If we knew what we were doing, before the epidemic struck, things could have been different. We could have treated the lonely before the sickness overtook them.
The communes we’ve created to treat the afflicted are really making a difference, I only wish we had known sooner.