Thoughts on Thinking

"When somebody persuades me that I am wrong, I change my mind. What do you do?" John Maynard Keynes

"If you're unhappy with your life, change your thinking." Charles Fillmore

"The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it." Eckhart Tolle

"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." Epictetus

"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates

"Consciousness is a terrible thing to waste." PunditGeorge

Thursday, January 12, 2017

There Was A Time

(From time to time a bit of mischievous verse)

There was a time
when there wasn’t
although I can’t remember
when it was.

When, then and now,
to be, a thing un-thought.
All present and accounted for
in an array of life compressed
knowing that once
it was expanse.

Occasionally we can touch
that link in life
when our prattling succumbs
to the Truth of the present
and we realize, perhaps,
that we are what was.
And is.
And shall remain.

History is composed of the actions of the present, remembered after a while.  People are pretty much the same in any time or place, therefore it’s of value to study the past and learn the evolution of thought.  The Gnome suggested that I think back as far as I could.  I did.  This was the result.  
Illustration by the late, great, Chester Delacruz

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