The Anthropologist’s Wish

If a fairy came along to grant him one wish, he’d ask for one hour of peace. Just one hour, all over the world. He’d tell her to stagger it, to make it three to four in the afternoon in every timezone. He’d go online to observe how an hour of peace, an hour without any person killing another would play out, again and again, going west with the sun.

sunset, one wish, 100 words about peaceHe harbours hopes that one peaceful hour would have an impact on mankind. Truth be told, he doesn’t think it likely.

But it would make for an illuminating social experiment.