Sins of Omission

Usually we classify ‘being good’ as ‘not being bad.’ We don’t steal. We don’t cheat. We don’t fight. Therefore, we must be good.

Well, think about that for a moment. Would you call a doctor ‘good’ simply for not having failed medical school? You might call them a doctor, but they need to do something more to earn your praise.

What about your health? You don’t eat fatty foods, you don’t drink to excess, you don’t smoke. Congratulations – you aren’t poisoning yourself. But what are you doing that’s proactively good?

Here’s a shocking little article to give some perspective on the effects of what you don’t do.


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