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Why It’s Always About Individual Responsibility

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If one wants to see a trait that has swept the globe with a ferocity rivaled only by some super virus. Look no further than the headlines of today’s media outlets. The theme: “It’s not my fault.” (Editor’s Note: amen! Just yesterday, there were four – count ’em, four – stories on the front page of the paper about politicians involved in various sex scandals, each of whom had a handy excuse or explanation.) (more…)