This is a comment by Rob on the post “Video: Hero Saves Woman From Burning Car“.
“It should also be noted herein; the surrounding gawkers remained true to the new demands of citizenry and humanity. As required, hands were properly wrung. Phone cameras were dutifully held high and well-aimed. Uploads to ‘the cloud’ would have beat the car’s occupant to the heavens.
“The greatest generation had many men who would have ended the crisis as a team. But our highly evolved beer-gut culture has taught all (except the MAN in this story) that they must wait, don’t touch, don’t risk not going home to the universal remote.
“Rather, its now your nature’s demand that you capture, OMG, tweet, upload to YouTube and FB all about it to you BFFs.”
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