Maybe I haven’t had enough coffee this morning, but the headlines on today’s Seattle Times website seemed oddly revealing. Here’s a sample:
Notice a pattern? The thing is, it’s no special indictment of the Seattle Times; this morning’s headlines are probably a fairly accurate reflection of our collective obsession with cars.
And when you think about it, there’s a good reason for our obsession. Cars are woven into everyday life for most of us. Unfortunately, as the headlines reveal, they are responsible for a large share of our tragedies too.