Are we apathetic on safety?

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Here are a few questions that surely many people are asking:

First, Joe Paterno died in disgrace. His statue at Penn State has been taken down. How are the other participants involved being punished?

Second, how did the accused shooter in Aurora, Colo., get such easy access to a gun?

Third, why did nobody notice the oddities about the shooter? Is this another 9-11 situation in which nobody noticed clues until it was too late? This betrays a lack of observation and critical thinking skills on the part of the public.

I don’t get it. Why are people so apathetic to what affects their safety and the safety of their children, their way of life and the law?

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fedex227 07/30/12 - 11:32 pm
Sadly, I think the author answered her own question ...

the greatest downfall to any society - Apathy.

Jane18 07/31/12 - 07:29 am

That's it, apathy! Just notice people(that is to be opposite apathy)the next time you are out and about. All they know is having a good time, being too involved in the moment, and worst of all, they just plain out do not care what is going on around them. Unless, for some, they can create some kind of chaos! This has got be the laziest, most conceited, me-me generation that has ever been. It's either about them, or it just does not matter! I know we can't catch everything, but, how can everyone miss a "nut' acting differently, muslim attackers on an airplane, a murderous boyfriend, a withdrawn child? There is always something we should have paid attention to..............but no, we're too indifferent to life, and other lives around us!

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