Aren’t We Awesome?

I am a college student at an ivory towered, northeast, prestigious, and somewhat cloistered university. What really matters to me? Do I care that my expensive gadgets come from below standard, non-living wage factories? Does it matter to me what the national or international general economic standing is so long as I can learn about Aristotle and Socrates or other works which talk about and discuss the human condition and how I can eventually control it? Does it matter to me that while I stuff my face in the cafeteria there are plenty who go without for weeks at a time? While these scenarios seem so grim and are also so real the real answer to all of those questions is somewhat scary. You would think that all of these would truly bother me but in reality they don’t. Continue reading