"Sensitivity" at the expense of truth is not a virtue. It is lying.
CLICK ON THIS HEADING TO EDIT AND ADD YOUR OWN CONTENT.
"The road to hell is paved with good intentions." There are few if any old proverbs I take to heart this.
WARNING!! If this makes you uncomfortable because it smacks of religion then 1. you are probably educated and therefore easily herded, and 2. stop reading and get out of my blog .... your feelings cannot trump your shortcomings.
We have become a nation of actors and countless entities profit handsomely ... not by providing a service (certainly not an effective one) but instead offer people an opportunity to feel that they have done something.
Simple example #1. You go to your local Quickie Mart for some item and take it to the register. There you see a can with a picture of a (presumably) lost / abandoned dog / cat. There's a slot for you to put in .coins to donate the organization that is going to save these animals. At some point in time the cans will be retrieved and replaced with empty cans. A full can can have up to $20-30; however by law the retriever thereof is only required to donate $2-$3 monthly to the cause. Does that really bother anyone? Probably not. The coins you donated don't really help animals but you can say "I did a good thing today!"
That is what you really received for your money. Sad but true.
Returning to education.I belong to two professions where everyone is "educated". The temptation (no matter what one does for a living) is to pass off that education as if it were…
July 29, 2019