Airport misery

Airport misery

George Wright (Political Officer, Ex-Secretary, Former Deputy Returning Officer, Ex-Treasurer, Ex-Whip, Ex-Committee Member, St John’s College) is an undergraduate in his second year of studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

Humankind has employed its cognitive power to achieve extraordinary feats. We have developed cures to otherwise mortal diseases, illuminated high rise cities with population densities and infrastructure unimaginable to our ancestors and traversed oceans first with the help of buoyancy and then by aerodynamics. Journeys which took weeks can now be made in a matter of hours and with prototypes of a hypersonic London-Sydney jet sloshing around the media, the age of instant access to the world appears to be dangling seductively at our fingertips.

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