MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022
Attention should be paid: Our nation is absorbed with its first-world problems, as in this HELP DESK report on the front page of the online Washington Post:
Baby boomers can’t stop staring at their phones
For today, we're going to stay where we were yesterday. This morning, we find that we're still considering the terrible plight of the world's most deserving child.
At some point, attention ought to be paid! We may return to the incompetent, mundane, inane and local when we return on the morrow.
It's a "problem in philosophy," more specifically in ethics. We understood this at age 17. Slowly, we drifted away.