Wordplay: The Ultimate Excuse to Get You Through Life

What stops us from attending to a minor malfunction before it gets out of hand and needs an overhaul, or is deemed worthy of discarding and replacement?

Nowadays, when events unfolding around us seem to be arbitrary, unnerving and inexplicable, the human mind ‏(well, at least that of my own humble self‏) seeks solace in the form of an all-encompassing explanation, or at least a passable excuse, for things being the way they are.