“I stopped watching the mainstream a long time ago. It seems strange to me that I would suddenly start believing someone who has been lying to me for two years. It's like that abused wife at home who keeps apologizing to her husband, that he didn't mean it that way, that he likes her... Psychologists and sociologists will one day benefit from what's happening here," says writer and director Jan Tománek in a new interview. According to him, attacks on his person in various media and on social networks do not affect him. Swearing experts and public figures into pro-Russian trolls and trolls, which is already taken as the color of the time, reminds him in some ways of pre-war Germany. Tománek recently published a new book, The War with Trees, which is a chilling parable of the covid era. "I had to write several chapters after I finished it so that the absurd parable would have any exaggeration at all," he comments.
"The worst thing is that people don't understand the connections... Energy prices didn't surprise me at all, I already knew a year ago what they would be and how much it would cost us. A lot of people I asked a year ago what they were going to do about energy, then they said nothing, and now they are very surprised. And many people still don't realize that it's not about whether you wear a sweater at home, but about the fact that when you have three times the energy prices, it will very quickly be reflected in everything...," the founder of the Healthy Forum shares his observations, saying that According to him, the train that our society is traveling towards decline can no longer be stopped. According to him, it is important not to remain silent, not to jump on lies and not to support them. "My way is to surround myself with friends and laugh about it, give each other optimism," he says.