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Good question.

For philosophical and pragmatic reasons I reject "inevitably gloomy" in favor of "if the current trend continues things look gloomy."  The first forecloses action.  The second allows action.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Dec 29th, 2013 at 01:38:32 PM EST
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