If all your friends were not jumping off a bridge would you just do that too or would you think for yourself?
Ok.. maybe she didn’t say that… but I hope you had to read that twice to get the logic. You see, silly platitudes and arguments of logic can always be twisted for or against you. The real question is what not what anyone else does or thinks, the question is.. what do you want to do and think?
Only the foolish learn from experience, the wise learn from the experience of others. – Romanian proverb
But then you remember that all the experts down through the ages have often been wrong.. I thank the Godless we now know that the world isn’t flat….. so where exactly is the value in experience and expertise?
I think what mom actually used to say was.. You are always free to choose but not free to choose the results of your choosing.. and then she would prove it which often made me quite unhappy in the process. Maybe that’s where I get it from.
When pursuing the mysteries of life; seeking higher truths, remember that every real truth is a paradox. This is why, the smarter we get, the less we know. ~Xtac Quote
Now there is a truth to sink your teeth into…It seems that no matter what truth you seek, there is always a counter point coming from someone.
If there is a deep hidden message in tonight blog it is this. Only in the path of your values and in your search for happiness will your personal universe reveal to you the truth as it exists for only you. If you can share that with even one other person, you are doing pretty damn good.
Carpe Diem my friends.. Go beat someone you love.. or don’t… It’s your universe after all.