It's your fault. It's all your fault. Everything wrong in your life is entirely your fault.
And thank goodness for that! If it wasn't your fault, then what control would you have when it comes to making your life better? Of course, it's not politically correct to write these things. If you are unemployed, it's because of a lousy boss, bad economy or terrible political leadership. If you have diabetes, it's because of your genes or the lack of money or time to eat properly.
We are conditioned to believe that such problems are decidedly not our fault. We're told it's never our fault. Our weight problem is not because we drink too much soda, it's because evil convenience stores provide cups that are too large. We watch presidential debates where both candidates talk over each other to tell the American public either how government is to blame or how government will fix everything -- but hear nothing about the individual's role in improving the economy. read more