*It is hard to empathize over someone who drowns while trying to swim carrying an anvil.
*A hundred years ago, a skilled man with a few simple tools could build furniture that would last for generations. Now, people with no skill use millions of dollars worth of precision equipment to build furniture that falls apart upon delievery. This is what passes for progress.
Whatever words we speak should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them, for good or ill.