Things are obvious until they’re not. Then they become obvious again. The world was obviously flat until it wasn’t. Now it’s obviously round and some people want to go back again. Obviousness is not a measure of truth but an accessibility to proof. Meaning that the proof is so easily accessible anyone can see it. The problem with the obvious now becomes that everything is now easily accessible. Both the proof of the true and the false can be found with a few swipes of the finger. Like a bank vault filled with half counterfeit and half legitimate money, it is no longer the receptical that matters. We are going to basically the same place for most of our information. It is our ability to discern the fake from the real that matters most.
Personally I am not interested in making my beliefs, your beliefs. I put my words out there in the hopes that they resonate with some people, not everyone. For example, I’m not sure that they exist but I think it would be really cool if there were people who still believed in the Greek gods like Zeus. It’s obvious to me that those gods don’t work for me but for someone else, they may work great (provided they’re not hurting others). One of the keys to this life is figuring out what works for you, not what the “best practices” or “top ten tips” are. No one else can live your life and therefore no one else should.
Whatever it is that you decide to do, you need to OWN IT. If you believe in it, don’t shy away from it. The words that you say, especially to yourself are important. They are almost important enough to tattoo on your body but make sure that first you tattoo them in your mind. Obvious Words No Intentionally Tattooed! Whether it’s a dream or a lifestyle or relationship, you must OWN IT. Regardless of what the rest of the world wants. Because the rest of the world is not your world.
Oprah Winfrey Network Internal Technologists was the original name that I had in mind for this post. I’m an odd bird but my oddity is mine.
Thanks. Make today your day!