FullOfIt

The media was filled with good advice again this morning. We should love each other, work together, and somehow stop believing that we can convince anyone we consider stupid. I feel reasonably certain none of these perfectly reasonable suggestions will find any more traction this day than they have for the whole history of human experience so far, but I could be wrong. They hold that special place in this weary world, a space I refer to as Good Ideas. Slip over here for more ...
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NaiveClueless

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I consider my naivety one of my more prominent superpowers. Of course this amounts to a delusion, but a generally harmless one. I could never believe the wolf would choose to always hang just outside MY door. I learned long ago that tugging sharply upward on my shoelaces could keep a turbulence-rattled jetliner aloft. I do not always expect the best, though I strongly prefer my experience when I manage to expect something other than catastrophe lurking around the next corner. Slip over here for more ...
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BlessedClueless

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Upon reflection, I recognize that ritual occupies much of what I emphatically refer to my as 'my life'. Rituals don't quite qualify as habits because they hardly achieve the mindless replicability of the habitual. They seem more mindful, somehow. They might have once been a choice, even an aspired-to skill, but over time, they evolved into something approaching the One Best Way, and from there began to consume portions of my free will. Slip over here for more ...
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