We all know an anomaly when we see one, and we all understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, and manning the fuck up when you do something wrong.
Why is that so hard for some people to grasp?
The tale is just a hook to get us in. This is the true meat of the issue. We’ve become so enamored of excuses, reasons for failure, placing the blame on others that the whole concept of personal responsibility no longer exists as a guiding force in our culture. Why take responsibility for your actions when you can blame someone else? Or make excuses? Or whine your way out of it?
And people wonder why we’re in such a mess?