The Same Old Same Old

It’s easy to keep doing what you’ve been doing.
It’s easy to keep believing what you’ve been believing.

Trying new things can be scary, frustrating, and embarrassing. It might even cost you money.
Exploring new beliefs can be scary, especially if you’ve believed for the longest time that things are a certain way.

It’s easy to sit back, complain, and be cynical.
It’s easy to blame other people for your problems.

It takes time and effort to get involved and understand what is causing the pain.
It takes empathy and selflessness to communicate with others and understand their point of view.

It’s easy to get discouraged when things go bad.
It’s easy to give up hope when things go bad.

It is hard to keep a positive attitude and push through the hard times and resistance for something better.
It is hard to keep hope even when things seem to be collapsing around you.

I watched a video recently about the wealth gap in the United States. I wonder if how someone reacts to these above statements according to their own philosophy might impact where they fall in the wealth percentile of America. What is your reaction to the above statements? What is your reaction to the wealth inequality video below? Are you fearful? Are you hopeful because you see potential?

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