Where the land is flat

I’d like to live in a country where a word is a promise, not a “rhetorical figure”, the law is the code, not a “guideline on justice”. Until this this is in place, people on the ground are going to be playing with the rules same way as the governments do. People are going to be hiding things, misrepresenting and pretending, just because until promises and laws mean something, everything else is a matter of feeling and appearing like something else. This is not about idealism, but one can see that some of us are more cynical than the other. Just yesterday I published a reference to a summary of major tech companies paying effectively about 2%-5% per cent of income taxes in this country. This is a great representation of the most clever, inventive and forward looking guys, having an absolute mistrust in government