You want to fight stupid? Don't put it in a box. Shine a light on it.
Years ago, back in the Stone Age, back when we believed in boys and girls, I presented a paper to my college classic philosophy class. It was for a kind of colloquium and several of us were presenting different views of Plato and feminism. I don't remember a word that I wrote but remember that … Continue reading More On Perspective. Was Plato a Pompous Ass?
You're arguing. Are you right or wrong? It's all in your perspective.
Are you incensed or peeved? It's your decision.
Do I sound like a babbling idiot? Maybe.
Have you ever had to decide what you're good at? Choose your best self.
Can you grind away at your job for twelve hours and then write sensitive haiku?
You old body needs more time to recover. Learn the art of lolling about.
Sometimes, it's good to remember that the universe rolls on in mysterious ways...
There's no such thing as stress...
I expected the seas to part. I absolutely expected lots of yelling. At the very least, I expected to be dragged to the truck by my ear. But Mom and Dad just looked at each other. They probably winked. “Fine.”
Change Your Mind? I've wondered lately (here and here) about why people live with broken things. What do you have laying around? Broken appliances? A toaster with only one working slot? Clothes that don't fit? A cabinet drawer that doesn't slide? Why don't we take the time to fix these things? What would it take … Continue reading Change Your Mind, Change Your Life?
Do you keep broken stuff around the house? How about broken relationships?
Who of us makes good decisions when we panic?
Forget your age - it's the doing that gives us meaning.
How much does it cost you to use things that don't work?
Why do we keep broken things around?
Really? Don't lose the day...
If you will carry this sign and engage in conversation about ideas you both love and despise...
The silly and the sober. Both true.