Posts tagged Margaret Mead
Often times society is a reactionary creature and many times the actions taken are after the fact and much too late. It is easier to try to fix the problem after its gone awry than to prevent it before it ever has the chance to manifest.
In light of the Zimmerman verdict, I began to think of the series of events and how things could have, should have, been different. Hindsight is always 20/20, but what about foresight? Having the prudence and perception to see what lies ahead and the courage to take a stand and make a difference is a quality that is rarely used. We rally to the cause after the effects have the damages are done… some of them irreparable. What if measures were taken before Trayvon Martin ever went on that fateful walk?