Even more so with all the media we have at our fingertips. I think it’s all driving people crazy.
“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” -Ben Hecht, screenwriter, playwright, novelist, director, and producer (1894-1964)
Every single tiny thing that happens is magnified, analyzed, criticized and discussed within seconds. Maybe we need to stop and be quiet now and then. This is prompted by the talk of the power outage in the Superdome in New Orleans. “Will this hurt tourism in the future? Does it show a lack of preparedness by the city” and on and on and on.
For god’s sake, just be quiet, accept that sometimes things happen and be glad it wasn’t an earthquake.