This is one of the marks of educated persons: the ability to entertain many ideas without assuming that means they need to invite them to take up permanent residence in their minds. Another mark: the willingness to serve eviction papers to resident ideas - even long-time ones - when it becomes clear that they're damaging the property, can't get along with the law-abiding neighbors, or are otherwise behaving badly.
"May you live in interesting times"ReplyDelete
This is the English translation of an ancient Chinese curse. It is said that this is the first of three curses of increasing severity, the other two being:
"May you come to the attention of those in authority"
"May you find what you are looking for"