and have regressed to a culture where excuses and the transferring of blame is a commonplace occurrence?
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Beautiful! Jesus once said that you can tell a tree by the fruit it bears. He wasn't talking apples, but people. If you know the many faces of ego, then you know the enemy of humanity.
I fully agree with the law suits. So many people are quick on the "litigation" button. Easier to point the finger at someone else than to take responsibility for our actions ... Cheers!
The problem runs far deeper than lawsuits, though this is a potent symptom. If you look at all the societal symptoms, you will find ego lurking in the darkness behind them.
Not all humans, certainly. But the average is sliding precipitously. Lawsuits, hunger for instant gratification, dependence upon the state... all of these are at an all-time high.
Awareness is the first step toward positive change.
"Despite popular opinion, statistics show that America doesn't have a frivolous lawsuit problem. The Rand Institute for Civil Justice, one of the most respected think tanks in the..."
Thanks, Billie. I learned something new.
Perhaps sense of moral decay is more perception than reality. We can thank the Corporate Party media for that. But there definitely is a greater need these days for instant gratification. 50-yr increase. Ego.
I love your comment, LS. How nice of you to say you "learned something new". I wish discourse on talk radio would be like that. I think we'd have a lot less division and a whole lot more of understanding.