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When it is everyone’s shared responsibility,
is it no one’s personal responsibility?

– Stonepeace (Paradox of Responsibility: Part 1)


The day before yesterday, s/he yelled:
What is that banana skin doing on the floor?
Who threw it there?
Where is the one responsible?
When will it be cleared?
Why isn’t anyone doing something?
How can this be!

Too many needless questions.
Too few needed answers.

Yesterday, s/he yelled again:
What is that banana skin still doing on the floor?
Who threw it there?
Where is the one responsible?
When will it be cleared?
Why isn’t anyone doing something?
How can this be!

Still too many needless questions.
Still too few needed answers.

Today, when s/he slipped on it, s/he yelled again:
What is that banana skin still doing on the floor?
Who threw it there?
Where is the one responsible?
When will it be cleared?
Why isn’t anyone doing something?
How can this be!

Still too many needless questions.
Still too few needed answers.

When it is no one’s personal responsibility,
is it everyone’s shared responsibility?

– Stonepeace (Paradox of Responsibility: Part 2)

Questions:

Why ask needless questions instead of being the answer?
Why not just be that someone doing what’s best for all?
Why not make the changes you hope to see in the world?
Why blame everyone else if you are also part of everyone?
Why neglect banana skins which might return to haunt you?
What is more disgusting? Banana skins or neglecting them?

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