Recent economic high makes today’s crisis all the harder to take

As perilous and uncertain as life now seems, we should understand that how we as Americans deal with the current crisis will determine what kind of nation we will be when we emerge from this crisis.

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Opinion

March 30, 2020 - 10:02 AM

Americans have had it easy for so long that our current troubles seem especially awful.

Julie Doll

Put another way: Most of us didn’t appreciate how good things were, or how much worse they could be.

That’s human nature. We become preoccupied by current circumstances and fail to put them into context.

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