"To be, or not to be" was the question troubling Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark. A somewhat analogous question troubling me has been whether "to act, or not to act." Torn by indecision, I finally decided to entrust the verdict to proverbial wisdom - to the accumulated experience of millions of human beings over a span of centuries.
Borgmann, Dmitri A.
"To Act or Not To Act,"
Word Ways: Vol. 18
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol18/iss1/12