When the wisdom of the present is blinded by its own arrogant magnificence, only the reckless belligerence of youth is capable of saving us of from ourselves. Had this not been an integral part of human evolution, life as we know it would never have been possible, would never change. . . would never get better.
Ignorance does not create anxiety. The belief, that one is a fool because we are ignorant, does.
Only through imitation do we develop toward originality. – John Steinbeck – American author (1902-1968)
Though underestimated by some, Prince Charles will undoubtedly be a good King. As a painter he has learned that the process, the concept of ever-learning, holds more riches than the becoming or the being.
What is important is not what has been done to you but what you do with what has been done to you.
War requires military intelligence. Peace, an intelligent military
As long as comic strips say more truths about us than a $100 + an hour analyst, newspapers will remain a good buy.
Contrary to popular belief, a democracy dependent solely on collective thinking can only coast. To survive and thrive whether locally, regionally, nationally or internationally it needs individuals considering, wondering and thinking beyond the obvious. To that effect, elemental philosophy should be on the curriculum of all grade schools.
The world is not a safe place. If it was, we and it would have died off a long time ago. To survive, we all need an equal amount of danger counterbalanced by individual and collective intelligence and daring – a measured bravado tinted with warmth and caring for the wondrous folly of it all.
Handwriting is to identity what keyboarding is to anonymity.