A chiding remark used when someone avoids thinking about or confronting the problems that exists in the world. Usually if that person didn’t look the other way they would see some form of human or environmental suffering or impending danger that was of such a striking nature that failing to do anything about it would result in a large amount of guilt. By ignoring the problem it becomes easy go on living guilt free.

Things that make people look the other way:
  1. poverty
  2. environmental crisis
  3. sweat shop labor
  4. material waste
  5. self destructive behavior of peers
  6. urban decay
  7. racism
  8. sexism
  9. domestic violence
  10. exploitation
  11. the homeless
  12. the jobless
  13. the lost
  14. suffering
  15. pain

. . . just to name a few.

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