The world is getting complicated In the good old days you could set a peasant on fire with a flaming arrow, stomp him out with your horse, and still get away with a simple excuse me But these days, what with five billion people many of whom do not consider themselves peasants you are expected to meet a higher standard It isn t fair, but it s life.That s why I wrote this book It s your guide for gracefully navigating the annoying and ever changing world we live in Think of it as a gift from me to you, except that you have to pay for itYou re welcome.