Water, said the eminent Greek philosopher Pindar, is the best of all things. This is not an overstatement, since life without water is simply not possible. If Pindar’s statement is accepted at face value, one can legitimately ask a fundamental question: if water is so important, why is it missing from the international political agenda?
Asit K. Biswas, 1993. Article published in Water Front, Number 2, page 3.