"If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Found at the top of the page...
Couldn't help but think how this is more true than ever. With the media searching out the most extreme points of view and most inflamatory statements to present to the masses, the 6 o'clock 'news' showing every bit of photographed gore they can find and 'body counts' (ours, not theirs) in every morning's headlines, I have to wonder if we aren't in serious danger of forgetting that there are people's lives attached to these bits of information.
"This just in..."
"That's good enough..." usually isn't.