A commander must lead from behind. Not because he’s a coward, but to be able to see it all and not get confused.
Whenever I see internet entries in which all the specs of a computer rig are listed I can’t help but think how much they are starting to look like cars. More meant to impress than actually functional. Twenty years from now and twenty years thereafter, people will laugh their heads off when they read it [on whatever gadget they use by then].
Pawns make up the majority of chess pieces, but they’re never used to ensure peace, just offered to be [hopefully] victorious…
The complexity of simplicity never ceases to amaze me.
I don’t think ‘scary’ and ‘dangerous’ are on equal footing. Scary entails ‘fright’ whereas ‘dangerous’ embodies ‘survival.’ Possibilities harbor choices and having a variety of options… Come to think of it, isn’t that what true and real democracy is all about?
When I asked that 8,000 year old tree on Yakushima, “You really wanted to be that old?”
He shivered and said, “It’s so darn cold…”
In bee and ant colonies the ‘Me, Myself and I’ questions have been set aside so the colony as a whole will prosper and survive. Perhaps one day, mankind will learn, and moreover, understand.