Monday, January 1, 2024

Quote of the Day (Roger Rosenblatt, on Resolutions for Improving the World)

“What if, instead of planning our exercise regimens, we focused our intentions on all that is undesirable in human activity — wars, bigotry, brutality, the despoiling of the earth — and sought to address it? What if instead of making a milquetoast resolution, we made airtight commitments?...

“The task of improving the world may seem impossible, but it isn’t. All it takes is the proper sequence of correct discrete decisions. Decisions are just resolutions with teeth.”—Essayist Roger Rosenblatt, “Resolve About Something Bigger Than Yourself,” The New York Times, Dec. 30, 2023

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