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PSYCHOLOGISTS will tell you that the inclination to avoid responsibility is a characteristic of immaturity. If that is so, we would appear to live in an age of rampant immaturity. "Let's not get involved" is an expression frequently heard. If you witness a serious traffic accident and your statement might help the person who is not at fault, what is your reaction? Most people drive on, because they do not want the aggravation of involvement.