We’ve all seen this sign tacked on some minivan or SUV, intended as a cautionary warning for drivers to be extra careful. Life is at stake. Precious new life. So change your behavior. Be more responsible. Don’t be reckless.
The thing is, we all need to vigilantly remind ourselves that every action we take will have a collective consequence. It may not be immediately apparent and may even expose itself further along the line, but something, someone outside of ourselves will also be affected.
And odds are, if we do this long enough, there won’t be a need for others to do it for us.