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Should I be funny? Should I be kind to get you to do what is in your self interest?
As a ‘writer’ I struggle with one thing: It is hard to be funny in writing. For me.
I can be funny in conversation, but writing is different: I imagine the echo. And imaginary echo doesn’t echo, does it? lol Continue reading “Do you know what is your self-interest? In action?”
Henry David Thoreau wrote
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
What is the meaning of desperation?
Desperate means “having lost all hope.” … If you are in a desperate situation, it means things are really, really bad. Desperate… Both desperate and despair come from the same Latin verb as despair.
I remember clearly what that is like. It wasn’t long ago where I was wholly resigned and therefore had nothing to look forward to…
It was about 10 years ago that I had a turning point.