Cowardice, Sloth, and Mendacity
February 2, 2022
Thetis:What a dangerous precedent! What if one day there were other heroes like him?Hera:What if courage and imagination were to become everyday mortal qualities? What would become of us?Zeus:We would no longer be needed. But for the moment there is sufficient cowardice, sloth, and mendacity down there on Earth to last forever.
— “Clash of the Titans” (1981)