by Sandy Gottstein (aka Mintz)
“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” – Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), paraphrasing John Philpot Curran (1808)
Date: February 11, 2008
We’re simply exhausted.
That seems to be the name of the game in these crazy, busy times. We want instant answers, instant solutions, instant everything. And we just don’t have the time or energy to do it ourselves.
So we pop a pill, take a vaccine, jump on the latest miracle-cure bandwagon and wish for the best. We’ll do almost anything that doesn’t require hardly anything of us.