Having lived in bigger cities now for close to a decade, I resonate with the following quote on urban apathy.

“The frequency of demands present in the city give rise to norms of noninvolvement. There are practical limitations to the Samaritan impulse in a major city. If a citizen attended to every needy person, if he were sensitive to and acted on every altruistic impulse that was evoked in the city, he would scarcely keep his own affairs in order.”

– Stanley Milgram, “The Urban Experience: A Psychological Experience,” in Urban Life, edited by George Gmelch and Walter P. Zenner (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2002), 87.

Please “Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.” 1 Timothy 4:16…

HT: Timmy Brister