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Response to airmid (Original post)

Fri Jan 26, 2018, 09:26 AM

9. Apathy. We just simply don't care anymore.

Great article! Thanks for the link.

The writer is pretty spot on. These trends are really just here, in the US. It seems that no one cares these days. We turn our heads, change the channel, block out everything and stare at our smart phones, at everything we don't want to address.

It harks back to the old saying/question:

What's the opposite of love?

The answer is not hate. Hate is the same thing as love, an extreme expression of the caring. If you care about something a great deal, love and hate show it.

The answer is apathy. Not caring. Indifference.

Which is what we have become. Indifferent to most everything. We hide in our tribes. We care about those. Everyone that pays attention to politics loves their party and hates the other. Many of us care on that issue. On everything else we tend to take an indifference stance.

Apathy kills.

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