It’s okay to not have an opinion, or a strong opinion, on everything.
Between all these lie great amounts of tension which we must learn to navigate
I’m always in favor of any activity, superfluous as it may seem, that aids us in exploring the inner-landscape of our deepest self.
The danger of identifying with an ism/group is that, by doing so, we sacrifice our own nuanced individual beliefs for the benefit of the ism, supporting and eventually conforming to the beliefs, customs, and ideologies identified within the larger ism to avoid the contradictions that are created between the overriding ism’s ideology and our own …
It is an interesting aspect of our nature, that we cannot be completely cognizant of each moment, aware of life’s beauty and complexity.
It does seem a beautiful notion: that without another to acknowledge us, to share in the struggles of life and explore the very strange landscape that is human existence, we are less.
I was recently in downtown Los Angeles on a trip with my wife . We had found ourselves in that strange limbo between it being too early to head to the airport but not really having anything else to do. We weren’t terribly hungry but decided to fill our time with food, reasoning that we …