The Oxford dictionary defines "hermit" as "a person living in solitude as a religious discipline; a reclusive or solitary person".
I have nothing against hermits. In fact I love them.
My classic image of a hermit is Lao Tzu. Nobody has come up with a greater gem than the Tao Te Ching.
But I am not too certain I like hermit N.Korea.
I have nothing against the N. Korean people though. How can I? How can anybody?
But in a country where everyone has been zombied and thinking is an official no-no and there is nothing but Great Leader, Supreme Leader and whatnot of a similar hue, what is there to like about the country?
Sorry, I am wrong. There IS something to like about the country. It does provide you comedy. And the wonderful thing is that it costs you nothing for the laughs it provides.
It is so funny to see a great leader being so serious about a little rocket.
Now that's how not to be a hermit. It is so painful.