How Short Sighted Are We?
by Handsome Matt
Peyton Manning has had three bad games. According to some, he’s finished for all time and it’s time to rope it in and head for the hills.
A new model of car or laptop comes out, and the perfectly fine older one is thrown away.
New clothes are purchased not for any real reason, but to stay in “fashion.”
The Lakers have lost four games early in the NBA’s season, and now they’re not going to win anything else, ever again.
Our entire society is focused to such a degree on the short term.
No wonder a threat that takes 50 to 100 years to develop is impossible to fathom. Even worse, the simple solutions to this threat will take 10 years to be effective.
I might as well speak in gibberish.