Comment: In a situation where things have gone from bad to worse and

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In a situation where things have gone from bad to worse and

there is a purge, people who wear glasses are considered intellectuals and rich, and they get whacked in large #'s.

You'll want to keep them for when you need to aim your rifle, just don't wear them out in public when you're scrounging for grass to eat.

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown