The Thousand Little Men: Why Are We Letting Them Take Us Back Into Chaos?

Christopher McHale
6 min readFeb 25, 2022

It’s 2022. The world is on the brink of chaos. Again.

A thousand little men are stirring up trouble, and we’re letting them do it. They’re the ones who profit from war and violence. They’re the ones who get rich while the rest of us suffer. It’s time to put a stop to them. It’s time to say enough is enough!

It’s no secret that Little Men in positions of power often abuse their privilege. We’re seeing this all too clearly in the world today. Little Men are making decisions that are harming innocent people and causing chaos. This has to stop. It’s always been this way. The Little Men, with their tanks and jets, think they can control the world. But we know better.

Little men are little

We understand it will take more than rhetoric and grandstanding to make the world a better place. It will take policy wonks, people who will roll up their sleeves and work for what’s right. It takes laws. And we have them. We spent a century writing them. Now it’s time to hold the Little Men accountable. Now it’s time to call these war lords out. They are tyrants. They kill us. They are war criminals.

We have answers

We need to take a stand against these Thousand Little Men and demand change. The theme of the future is Human Rights. The Little Men hate human rights because it impedes their personal bank vaults. But they will not deter us. We will continue to fight for what’s right, no matter how hard it is.

They established the United Nations in the wake of two devastating world wars, with the goal of preventing such conflict from happening again. For over seventy years, the UN has worked tirelessly to promote peace and human rights around the globe.

In recent years, however, there have been increasing calls for reform of the UN system. Some argue that the UN is no longer effective in addressing global challenges such as climate change, terrorism, and pandemics. Others maintain that the UN remains an essential forum for international cooperation and diplomacy.

I suspect much of that negative analysis comes from minions of the Thousand Little Men. Not that the UN does not have serious flaws. Of…



Christopher McHale

Writer | Composer | Producer | Human | Christopher writes about creativity, culture, technology, music, writing.