“It’s Just Human Nature…”

In the attempt to excuse any and all sorts of bad behavior, the phrase, “it’s just human nature,” is invoked.  We all have heard it after the dust has settled from an outburst of anger, mischievous behavior, or perhaps something far worse.  It’s an excuse used to make us feel better about ourselves.  We don’t want to be seen as a monster.  Rather, we just succumbed to “human nature.” Read the rest of this entry »