You Never Think It Will Happen To You

Denial is a wonderful thing. It enables us to continue seeking short term pleasures which we know will damage our health or otherwise interfere with our enjoyment of life. Because, you know, we won’t ever get cancer or have a stroke. We know smoking has been proven to cause a multitude of serious health problems, but they won’t happen to us. I suppose the truth is we just don’t think about it, even though intellectually, we…