Everywhere, no matter what the circumstances people learn to live with loneliness and to love it. The lonely do indeed change the world, ususally as a side effect of their attempts to releive themselves of their loneliness. Those that love it, who cherish it's embrace and the security it implies also change the world, but in a different, more subtle way. Tomorrow's just an excuse away and we can't ponder the Hedgehog's Dilemma forever... (or can we?)