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One reaction that many have when confronted with an evolving problem that is massive in scope and threat is to become numb and either ignore it, or to shrug one's shoulders and have a mindset of I am only one person, what difference can I make?
With a history of repeated crises political, economic and natural it has become the Nepali way to shrug one's shoulders and hope for the best.
It is simply impossible to shrug one's shoulders when the tax payer who foots the bill is braced for misery as the next Chancellor begins to sharpen his pencil.
For pro-lifers, the temptation to groan, shrug one's shoulders, and lapse into depression-induced cynicism is always present.
The NHS is a huge service and there will always be issues here and there; that's not a reason to shrug one's shoulders and move on.