Political Labels: How ya gonna live up to them?

"Okay buster, I'm a '--------' and proud of it! "Well, I'm really more a '-------' and I don't agree with you and don't really know what your label means but I know it must be wrong and dangerous to our Country." "Listen buster, we '------' stand for truth, justice and the American way and no …

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New Version of the Serenity Prayer.

"Grant me the patience to engage with the receptive, the impatience to avoid the absolutely unreceptive and the wisdom to know the difference.The wisdom to know the difference doesn’t come easy. It’s a hard art, and you will guess wrong sometimes, engaging with the unreceptive, and avoiding the receptive. ..."I frame it this way: I …

Yup … they’re coming to take me away ha ha ho ho he he …

I know that many who disagree with the dumb stuff I post - especially political or religious points of view - think act like there is something aberrant in how I got there (questioning how right they are versus how right I might be.) Nonconformity and Freethinking Now Considered Mental Illnesses Is nonconformity and freethinking …

At some point we must grow beyond those who have programmed who we are supposed to be

In the shallow end of the pool we get used to water. When I have grown sufficiently used to it, I no longer need stand in 3 feet of water; no longer need to contemplate wetness and the feeling the cocoon-like sensations of water on my body. I come to youthful maturity - whatever maturity …

On speaking up and speaking out: The value of original thoughts.

Copy-and-paste is fine if you are trying to point out what someone else said and/or the fact that you agree, disagree or have an alternative viewpoint. Copy-and-paste is dishonest if all you are attempting to do is impress others with an implication that you are expressing your own original thought masquerading as someone else's magic. …