Here I am climbing up on my soapbox again, and this will be short and sweet.
Don't expect others to do more than you're willing to do. If you won't go the extra mile for your fellow man then you have no right to demand the rest of mankind go the extra mile for you.
This week I've seen so many examples of people displaying attitudes of entitlement, it has kind of made me ill. What's worse is that many of these people were being observed by their children. That attitude is always amplified in successive generations.