Every time we seem to make any progress as a species, we tend to immediately slump back from the effort, exhausted. Then, we invent something to take care of the new problem we've created from our initial efforts, and go on with our lives -- satisfied with a job well done.
In other places and times, this might have been called playing to a draw, but in our country, it's usually called Progress.
One of the most hair-raising and intriguing dances is life itself, of course -- although global climate change, religious conflicts and wars of all kinds are spine-chilling, too. Those dances are all still in continuous motion, as is the case with the most intricate, hypnotic motions.
Here are some steps I've fallen over lately, ( just call me Dances with Gooney Birds ), and which have yielded curious results on examination: