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Complacency

Let the government be upon God
For He ruleth the land and the sea
And if our freedoms are all but gone
It is because of our complacency

Taking away basic rights is wrong
For it creates vanity

To act and not be acted upon
Let us reclaim humility

I learned vanity is part of complacency and humility is the answer to being lulled into actual dangers or deficiencies. I would love comments.

1
: self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies
2
: an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction 

Examples of COMPLACENCY

  1. The public was lulled into complacency.
  2. complacency

 that was quickly dispelled by the shock of cold reality>

  • He sees a dangerous sense of complacency about the U.S. stock market—where investors were emboldened after the 1998 downturn was followed by a resounding snapback. —Bernard Wysocki, Jr., Wall Street Journal, 3 Aug. 1999
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