1. Is life getting harder because I’m simply getting older, thus more aware?
2. Is life getting harder because Dubya is the root of all evil and thus even the rice grain sized plot of land on the map that is Malaysia is also affected?
3. Is life getting harder because we just have incredibly stupid (or incredibly smart, depending on how you look at it) people running this country?
4. If life is getting harder for me, what about those people who are poorer than me?