The Price We Pay For Indifference

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The Price We Pay For Indifference

Post by notmartha » Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:00 pm

From Ben Williams' latest newsletter, Straight Talk:
THE PRICE WE PAY FOR INDIFFERENCE – What Happens When People Don’t Value the Truth

CAVALIER STUPIDITY

Socrates famously said “The unconsidered life is not worth living.” He meant that a life lived without forethought or principle is a life so vulnerable to chance, and so dependent on the choices and actions of others, that it is of little real value to the person living it.

“Cavalier stupidity,” “vacuous indifference,” “apathetic and obtuse.” I’m reaching for an appropriate term to describe the mental/spiritual condition of the typical modern American. They have fallen into a pit of obtuse ignorance.

In my lifetime this tragedy has ruined Americans and America. A people who once were more thoughtful and responsive to truth have become unfeeling, uncaring fools. This nation, mentally and spiritually, is a wreck…
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