Friday, October 8, 2010

Great Observation from Dr. Thomas Sowell

"One of the painful aspects of studying great catastrophes of the past is discovering how many times people were preoccupied with trivialities when they were teetering on the edge of doom."

2 comments:

Richard said...

very apt comment; applies to so many situations - one comes to mind when we elected Reagan.

Lemming Master said...

Obviously because of all the doom of decreasing unemployment and increasing GNP. Good example.