Friday, June 26, 2009

On the failings of others

Once again, Ta-Nehisi Coates is right. This:

Still, I don't understand the certainty with which some of us approach the personal lives of people we have never met. Whatever happened to the failings of others triggering some self-reflection, some assessment of our own works? When I see them foreclosing on the house next door, I don't talk. I check my credit.

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