reply to post by symptomoftheuniverse
Nice. I like this one!
I am honestly trying as hard as I can to see it as concave, but I guess I must be another one of them dadgummed fools. It looks like its sticking out
and it looks like they tried to drill around it.
Maybe its a rock. Maybe not. But the fact is...do not trust anyone who speaks in absolutes, for they are not in command of their own mind. At least
not to any degree of reliability or honesty. Because the honest truth is it could be a petrified alien turd but... Wait let me start again. Do you
remember the multiple choice tests where one if the choices was "Not enough information"? Meaning that we do not have enough information to make a
Well, THAT would be the only HONEST answer one could give in this situation.
Everywhere on this site I see these know-it-alls who have got it all figured out.
I've come to realize that they need to build this patchwork shell around them to protect their fragile egos from the terrifying (to them) truth that,
like the rest of us, they really do not know much at all in the grand scheme of things...
And you see, knowledge is power. And power is a means to exert control over the environment around us. These people cannot face the fact that they are
but a molecule of water in a raging, chaotic, infinite sea of infinite possibility. At least they do not believe they can. Perhaps they know they can
survive it, but the fear that they will be forever changed by the many realizations... the many, unforgiving, unrelenting realizations... And who can
I'm afraid I have matters to tend to and so I must get to the point rather abruptly now.
We should not be angered at those who speak in absolutes, those who espouse blatantly obvious falsehoods and logical fallacies, no...we should feel
terribly sorry for these poor souls...the poor, weak souls. But we should never admit this.
So we should not be frustrated or angered, and we should not be patronizing as to let on that we are aware of their shortcomings, so what should we
Treat them as you would a child.A child who is not ready to learn about, I dunno, sex or something like that. You tell them "Hey! You know what?
You're right, that does kinda look like a rock now that you explained it that way. Well good for you! I never thought of it that way... Right on.
Let's see what the others have to say
" You give them their pat on the back, let them know that everything is gonna be ok, and send them on their
way in the most gentlest way conceivable... If they had an especially nasty temper tantrum, maybe send them to bed with some cookies and milk, they
probably just need a little nappypoo...