On one particularly lucid day, the leader of a country decided to take stock of its condition.
They sent their advisors to every corner, nook, and cranny of the state for them to give their report, and the report...
...did not look good.
The leader was shocked at how they did not know how squalid conditions were, for if they knew, they could have done something about it.
The leader asked why their advisors did not tell them of the country’s condition.
“It was because we did not know,” said one of them.
“We were doing our business.”