This country has an obsession with tragedy and the drama that comes after it. What I am going to say is not going to make me popular, but “hey” much of what I say makes me unpopular.
Here is the routine:
Something tragic happens, a car accident and everyone rallies around putting stickers on car windows, making facebook posts…..or people tragically die at a local park. Same thing: stickers on car windows, facebook posts…..or a shooter goes to a school….By now you know the routine. Stickers on car windows, facebook posts…We wallow in our “OHHH how sad’s.” Then life starts over.
Its like we are addicted to it. Something awful happens, we personalize it and then we move on until the next tragedy happens..waiting patiently until we can put stickers on car windows and make facebook posts about it.
Meanwhile, over 3 billion people live on $2.50 a day, 1 billion people do not have access to adequate healthcare, 42 million adults cannot read in AMERICA, 100 million people in the world are homeless, every 9 seconds in the good ole US of A a woman is beaten by her significant other….Shall I go on?
But yet, we in America wait…….patiently wait for someone to die tragically so we can put stickers on our car windows and facebook posts showing how sad we are…
You are right, we are sad.