Is there anything more depressing than advertisements that run on cable news? I’m speaking specifically of the happy retirement type. These ads attempt to convince us that the American dream is to retire early to a senior center in Florida where one can enjoy days full of golf, Viagra, and Mazda Miatas.
Thankfully, each successive generation does not start with a blank slate. The frameworks of the past exist in the subconsciousness of our culture and institutions. Each life lived passes on more than genes and instincts.
I’m a recovered political news junky.
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What if our support systems fail and thousands of human lives are extinguished? Shouldn’t that shock and scandalize us?
Modern man doesn’t know what freedom is, nor does he know what to do with it when he has it. If you survey the trending news stories, you’ll notice that our most contentious fights are caused by competing freedoms and confused ends.