"The problem, of course, was that people did not seem to understand the difference between right and wrong. They needed to be reminded about this, because if you left it to them to work out for themselves, they would never bother. They would just find out what was best for them, and they would call that the right thing. That's how most people thought."
Alexander McCall Smith, The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency
This last January was the hottest on record.