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Well? Only 1 person at a time can perform CPR
Right now, I personally hate the human race.
It's understandable, but you need to try to check that 'hate' for your own sanity. I personally despair at the mindset displayed by many people. The indifference can be staggeringly harmful, and the apathy is a breeding ground for appalling exploitation and cynicism.
Even some of the comments on this thread seek to provide an excuse for not acting when one's conscience says that you should. Any empathetic person would act if there was a possibility of keeping the woman alive long enough for the paramedics to reach her, but the filming of her is an indictment of the society of indifference we have become.
I have utterly lost faith and confidence in people to do what is both right and necessary, and I tend to behave towards them in the manner in which they display their mindset. No matter what words people use as they communicate with me, only their actions tell the truth, and you only ever give anyone, man or woman, one chance, and one chance alone. If they mess up, by all means...forgive, but still get rid of them from your life. Let no one err twice towards you.
Give nothing of yourself to anyone unless you know for certain they will reciprocate in kind, and never empower anyone above yourself through your desires or needs. Help others when you can, expecting no reward, and take none. Never be obligated or obligate others.
This is what society has become, its all about being soul-less robots OBSESSED with `video sharing` and twitter and the latest gossip, and by and large not giving a crap about one another.
There is actually a law here in Washington Staet that can get you in trouble for NOT helping.
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Isn't it legal in the US to sue someone if they try to save your loved one and fail or hurt them in the process of saving their life? The laws make people this way.
In Canada, we have the Good Samaritan Act which would protect us in the event that we caused harm while trying to save a person's life. In fact, when I took my First Aid, we were told not to help anyone that didn't specifically request our help if we are in the USA.
reply to post by mlifeoutthere
We've become a society full of sick voyeurs. It's an addiction I think, and an illness. Like the rubber neckers at a horrible car crash..but 10x's worse.
Tsk, Tsk, Tsk, my learned friend.
How quickly we forget the Colosseum of ancient Rome and I'm pretty sure there were cheering sections while the Aztec and others throughout history did their sacrifices to their gods etc.