Why is your perception confident?

Why is your perception confident and mine uninformed?   When our interpretative conclusions contrast why do they prove one is right and the other wrong? Could there be something other than right and wrong causing our difference?   Could we...

The Catch-All

Fear and its many children number in as many negative adjectives as exist in any language.   Fear is a catch-all word that includes varying degrees of intensity from terror to disquiet. At its best, fear is a warning system of threat...

Channeling A Force Neutral

If I redefine all human drives into a neutral definition like energy, how would I look upon humanity's preferences and choices?   If ambition is abundant energy, would laziness be the lack of energy?   Would having abundant energy be more...

And isn't your life . . .

“And isn't your life extremely flat with nothing whatever to grumble at!” - W. S. Gilbert.   The quotes in the book I am using for writing inspiration are not what they seem. The above quote was extracted from a poem named, The Baffled Grumbler....

Such is the human race

Such is the human race. Often it does seem such a pity that Noah… didn't miss the boat. - Mark Twain.     Yes, I agree, we are frustrating to each other. Each of us, at different levels of intellect, emotional intelligence and unique...

Many People Would Rather Die

“Many people would rather die than think. In fact, they do.” - Bertrand Russel.   This quote affects me personally since I have often been the recipient of a distasteful, “You are making me think!” The utterance is usually peppered with...

Only Two Things Are Infinite

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.” - Albert Einstein     Repeating myself, statements that freeze humanity's attributes confuse me. We are processes not stagnant frozen...

Questioning Brains

“The world is made up for the most part of morons and natural tyrants, sure of themselves, strong in their own opinions, never doubting anything” - Clarence Darrow.   Following my dedication on writing per the inspiration that the quotes in my...

A disinclination to learn?

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so” - Douglas Adams   Confirming the quote's inference that some humans resolutely...

Overestimated His Ability

Fulfilling my commitment in writing every day, I turn to the next quote in my writing inspiration book, an Oscar Wilde quote. This quote leaves me cold. Oscar wrote this in humor but for me no section of this quote makes me laugh.   “I...