Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 284 – Apathy Is A Drought Of Our Humanity

“Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings. ”

— Helen Keller

Drought

Understandably, we are apathetic at times. By not caring about everything, we can care about something.

The difficulty comes when you are challenged with apathy against the very things you are passionate about.

You cannot fight apathy. You cannot argue against it because no one argues back. It is incredibly frustrating.

Sadly though, apathy most hurts those that are apathetic. It takes away the gift of caring and compassion we all have with in us. It is a drought of our humanity.

Today, I let apathy stop me. I chose to let another’s lack of concern keep me from thinking about what I can give back.

Even if I did not help anyone in my community today, at least I can help raise awareness about the drought in Africa. 

Here are 10 ways you can help the World Food Program feed people in Ethiopia and Somalia.

The simplest thing is to take this quiz and feed a child.

If apathy is a drought of our humanity, perhaps generosity is a bountiful harvest.

Took a quiz, fed a child. Without apathy. 

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About Eric Winger

Our perception of time is key to how we use our time. The most fundamental way to change that perception is to give our time. This opens us up to new opportunities and ideas from which we can build to really make a difference. ... Yes, we *do* have time to make a difference!
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