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must be, somewhere in the mind, a cut-out switch to prevent over-load
and burn-out, otherwise the pains and problems of life would soon drive
cushioning mechanism, however, is sometimes over-protective, and, while
helping us overcome sorrow and hardship, and enable us to carry on, it
also lets us forget too easily, and so learn little from it all.
causes us to treat life lightly, and expect it to be always there.
Daily, we see on TV the road fatalities, the mass-death of people in
earthquakes, mine-disasters, floods, industrial accidents,
plane-crashes, ethnic rioting, bloody revolutions, wars and so on, and
gradually, we become inured to it all; it loses its ability to shock or
disturb us. It might be happening to others, but we donít imagine it
could happen to us; somehow, we feel exempt from all that.
so, we are often caught unawares.
is a bonus,
not a right,
and should not
be taken for