Absolutely Brilliant!!

An Obituary printed in the London Times…Absolutely Dead Brilliant!!

  Today      we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been      with us for many years.
        No      one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago      lost in bureaucratic red tape. 

He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as:

  -      Knowing when to come in out of the rain; 
  -      Why the early bird gets the worm; 
  -      Life isn't always fair; 
  -      And maybe it was my fault.
  Common      Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than      you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in      charge).
  His      health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing      regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with      sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school      for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an      unruly student, only worsened his condition.
  Common      Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that      they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children.
  It      declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent      to administer sun lotion or an aspirin to a student; but could not inform      parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.
  Common      Sense lost the will to live as the churches became businesses; and      criminals received better treatment than their victims.
  Common      Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in      your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.
  Common      Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize      that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap,      and was promptly awarded a huge settlement.
  Common      Sense was preceded in death,
  -by      his parents, Truth and Trust,
  -by      his wife, Discretion,
  -by      his daughter, Responsibility,
  -and      by his son, Reason.
  He      is survived by his 5 stepbrothers; 
  -      I Know My Rights 
  -      I Want It Now 
  -      Someone Else Is To Blame 
  -      I'm A Victim
  -      Pay me for Doing Nothing
  Not      many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone.  If      you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do      nothing.
 Thanks for reading this..  All the best... Roy

Sad, I’ll miss him.

Me too!