Josh (cynicalcleric) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Metallica Wrote A Song About This Once But It Did Not Contain A Solution

GIVEN: People around me are on a regular basis making decisions which I consider exceedingly unwise and/or immoral.
GIVEN: I am not able to affect the decision making of nearly all of those people.

How do I not let this bother me at all (other than being completely apathetic and unfeeling toward my fellow humans)?

What can you tell me to convince me that it's ethically acceptable for me to turn a blind eye to all this?

How am I supposed to feel empowered when the Givens stated above make me feel powerless?

Most people seem completely not bothered by almost everything that doesn't directly affect them personally. This concept has always seemed both unfathomable to me and even somewhat unethical. As long as I can remember my feeling has been "if I know it exists, it affects me". Say something to convince me otherwise.
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