I have pondered why this is openly in many conversations. Generally, I throw my hands up in the air in disgust because there doesn’t seem to be an easy answer. That was, until the other night.
Sitting at dinner, pushing ice around in my glass, I openly posed my question to those I was eating with – why is it so hard to use common sense?
The waiter who apparently had been tuned into my rant politely leaned over and said:
“Common sense isn’t so common, is it?”
Boy, did that make me think.
Every day here at the Association it seems like we turn up yet another bonehead city ordinance, an insane statewide proposal or ridiculous regulation being kicked around on the federal level. There just doesn’t seem to be a shortage of them.
So, if common sense isn’t common, what do we do?
We educate. It’s that simple.
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