By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
Last week, Tennessee and other states in the southeast faced a gas shortage due to a cyberattack on a pipeline. Hopefully, by the time you’re reading this, the issue has been corrected and gas is once again readily available at fuel pumps.
I know people who were in other parts of the state when the gas shortage became apparent and there were legitimate concerns they might not find enough gas to return home.
It’s just a guess on my part, but the shortage last week probably had more to do with greed and lack of common sense than it did the cyberattack.
We are living in such a “it’s all about me” culture and society that nobody or nothing else matters. That is why there was story after story of people flocking to gas stations and sitting in lines to fill their tanks when they probably had enough gas to last through the crisis. But what made matters even worse are the people who brought numerous gas cans to fill up. [Read more…]