must be important

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic


Meanwhile my grandma's neighbour has a huge cement truck and labourers repaving her driveway. Must be important. As important as corporations effectively coercing us to painstakingly turn the clanky gears of the droning and monolithic machine for the sake of greed. 

Apparently it's a free country and a democracy so therefore mindless greed is justified. Must be some simple mental gymnastics seeing as "everyone is doing it" and nobody is brave enough to say anything "negative" about the status quo, much less take action, because it's inconvenient. 

Better to be a coward and shrink away from moral responsibility, stick one's head in the sand and clasp one's hands over one's ears and mumble,

"la la la, everything's fine, 
just let them do their thing,
you got yours n I got mine,
I don't see a thing."

I get it. I do it too. Everyone I know does it lest they find themselves in some kind of institution to be 'adjusted' by Nurse Ratched or some sadistic prison warden. 


Submitted: March 07, 2021

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