Tuesday, November 21, 2017

It's Not Okay

If all people come out and say that they have all done it, does that make it okay (right, normal, accepted, forgiven, legal, permitted, moral)?

Remember the biggest excuse that you ever gave when you were young was, "everyone else is doing it." Back then it was maybe staying out late or letting your hair grow or wearing frayed jeans. Today it may be borrowing your friend's Netflix or driving 10 or miles above the speed limit or spending way too much time "socializing" with strangers on social media.

But does it make the act right just because it has become the norm? I hate to open the "news" each morning to find out who else has done what "everyone else is doing or has done."

2 comments:

Janie Junebug said...

Agreed.

Love,
Janie

Joanne Noragon said...

Mother always said "If everyone ran over the edge of the cliff, would you do it?"
This year has been an eye opener. I'm thinking a great number of people could run over the edge of a cliff, good riddance.