Many adults are completely separated from the truth of who and what they are, following the patterns of their own conditioning. When these adults interact, they hold the expectation of truthfulness for the other but not for themselves.
Adults will often take their children to get immunized, knowing that vaccines can protect them from debilitating and potentially deadly diseases, but many of those same adults fail to get vaccinated and properly protect themselves.
A study by the Pew Research Center reveals that about a third of 16 and 17 year olds admitted that they had texted while driving. I don't have to tell you, there is almost nothing you can do behind the wheel that's more dangerous.
The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.