Death of Common Sense – English Listening Practice

The Death of Common Sense – An obituary
Advanced English Listening Practice

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, COMMON SENSE.

The text to “The Death of Common Sense” was a viral message sent to me over a decade ago and I thought I would share it with you now as a listening activity.
This is a modified version of an essay written by Lori Borgman.
Her website has many more interesting stories and essays which can be found here:

Her book “The Death of Common Sense & Profiles of Those Who Knew Him” which includes the original version of this story is also available on Amazon:

You can find this version of the Death of Common Sense here:

What has happened to the world today?
What has happened to common sense?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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