Some brilliant thoughts from a “an old and greatly experienced curmudgeon.”
Some people claim that they’re in search of truth. Others don’t even bother to make the claim. All too often, the impetus and the result are the same. Most folks don’t want the truth. As Jack Nicholson said, “You can’t handle the truth.” What they really want, is for their opinions to be validated and for others to agree with them and make them feel good. Even when the truth is presented to them, they keep denying it and pushing it away, because, that’s not what they want to see.
At my daughter’s housing complex, they’ve had some incidents occur which led the board to decide to install electronic security cameras, around the office area. One of the cameras was to be trained on the children’s playground, right beside the office. Most reasonable people would agree that, protection of the kids would be a good idea. A secondary reason for…
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