Going Back to School and Other Worst-case Scenarios

The journal Odyssey recently discussed the worst processes taking place in the world today – cultural restructuring, mass suicide and ominous migration. But voting in my old high school was a trauma like no other.

Whenever I vote in a Knesset election, I have to deal with an obsessive youthful trauma, because my polling station is located in the school where I attended junior high; this time my polling booth was even in my old classroom. I was a poor student and I hated every day at school. I think that placing the polling booth in a classroom where the voter studied constitutes psychological pressure, and actually such...