Late last month, Bligbi wrote a great post titled "What century do we live in again?" (update: link no longer active). I don't know about you, but I find myself asking this question every time I open a paper, watch a news program on TV, or get my fix of news from multiple sources on the Internet. Increasingly, I find myself feeling embarrassed for humanity. I know we can do better than this, and I am becoming increasingly impatient that we refuse to do so.
Here are a couple examples of what I'm talking about: