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Common Sense

Postby rt160177 » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 10:46 am

Have we (people in general) actually lost common sense? most people I talk to go on about other people not having common sense but most people I know still have some common sense! Does that make sense? :???:

So my question is....

Are people loosing there common sense or is it just bureaucratic politicians that are loosing it?

Obituary of the late Mr. Common Sense

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape.

He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as:

Knowing when to come in out of the rain;
Why the early bird gets the worm;
Life isn't always fair; and
Maybe it was my fault.

Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge).

His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place.

Reports of a 6 year old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, which only worsened his condition.

Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their misbehaved children.

It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or a band-aid to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.

Common Sense lost the will to live as the Ten Commandments became contraband; churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims.

Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.

Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement.

Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust; his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason.

He is survived by his 3 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim.

Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.

If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 2:10 pm

It's good but it was posted here in June already...... Common Sense has Died

Common sense might have dictated doing a search to see if it had been posted as it was widely circulated via eMail a couple of months ago as well as a couple of years ago. :D
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Postby rt160177 » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 3:03 pm

My bad, looks like I have lost mine already :???: lesson learnt, will try better next time :oops:

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Postby cutiebutie » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 8:49 pm

rt160177 wrote:My bad, looks like I have lost mine already :???: lesson learnt, will try better next time :oops:


Maybe you should have used common sense and done a 'search' :D

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 03 Oct 2007 9:27 pm

rt160177 wrote:My bad, looks like I have lost mine already :???: lesson learnt, will try better next time :oops:


Actually it's just as good as a bump and it puts it up there on page 1 again. It's good for a reread occasionally, Just wish the majority of locals could understand it. :mad:


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