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Old 04-17-2017, 03:55 PM
Tranquilis Tranquilis is offline
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Originally Posted by Czarcasm View Post
And one might suggest that this attitude works even better of a smaller scale, where people feel that it doesn't matter if they do a good job, because someone else further down the line will fix any problems that slip by, and even if they don't it doesn't really matter in the long run.
Sure. Fatalism is a thing. So is denial of responsibility. But I cannot presume my mistakes will be corrected - because I have no way to communicate with any timeframe/worldframe where some other actor has intervened - thus leaving me no choice but to muddle through as best I am able.