I was told the lack of action shows their true character.
I hope my feelings are not true, but others around me have expressed concern that one could be missing for three days and show no concern. Are others views the reality of the character of the people around me?
Other's actions, inactions and seeming lack of interest are a reflection of their character. Today's culture pumps-out some very self centered dip-shits. its SO wrong, but they will never see it that way, as they are meeting their objective of serving their own needs only.
Just 10 years ago, some (SOME) adults and teens from this Norman Rockwell town of mine would ensure the old ladies and widows got their walkways dug-out of snow and ice. Not any more!
20 Years ago, the men of the church would ensure the same widows' homes were in good repair, she had heating fuel, painted outer, safe stairs. Not now.