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Letter to the editor: Humans are on a fatal course

At 63 years old I’ve gained some wisdom and insight into the human condition. I see the standards of morality and competence that have held America together and made her great quickly unraveling, and a dearth of men of fortitude, integrity and strength able to pull us out of this quagmire.

The idealized man of the past certainly had his flaws, but would Clint Eastwood worry about being politically correct? Would John Wayne go vegan? Would Steve McQueen drive a hybrid car? Would Frank Sinatra drink soy milk? Would Humphrey Bogart vape? Would Charles Bronson wear skinny jeans?

Many decades of social conditioning and media manipulation have rendered 21st-century man a docile, delusional, digital-dependent, dysfunctional being. And time is short to change the fatal course that we and the western world are on.

Steven Crichley

South Side

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