David Cain’s post still has me thinking.
If those that feel weak can blindly assign ideas and emotions to others without fear of reprisal, wouldn’t it only be fair to work in reverse?
Let’s give it a go: lazy people love excuses, especially excuses about why they aren’t lazy.
Below are a half-dozen expert-level lazy tricks shown in his article:
The list could go on, but I’m not trying to rag on David . I understand where he’s coming from. I feel for him and hope experiment 11 works.
Personally, I think the numbered list above are a disease that should be eradicated. The more we coddle those that regurgitate these ideas, the greater chance we lose any aspect of personal accountability.
These excuses place the weight of one’s decisions on others, or a future (more ideal) version of yourself. We can debate the inequalities of unique situations forever, but the only way to truly change things is to take responsibility. Then act.