Someone said to me, “they will think you are a fool.” The person was scared of what people might be thinking of me. Trying to protect me. That made me happy that people might consider me a fool. Are you fearful of being labeled a fool?
We all have our own rhythm to find in life. Our pace. Our particular walk or path to forge.
Could it be a great sign when they hiss at you and label you a fool… You have arrived. You are free from the shackles. Learning to think for yourself.
I don’t think I ever learned how to think in school. More of how to survive between the bells. I tried to avoid the bullies and peer pressure.
“Facing your fears unlocks doors,” I wrote that to my friend today. Our dreams hide behind locked doors in our mind. We have to take chances in life.
How do people become great public speakers or famous singers. They overcome the fear of walking onto a stage. They open their mouth and speak or sing what’s in their mind.
Few of us will become rich and famous. That’s not really the goal. The goal is to be free in thought. To express ourselves.
Education is free now. All the resources are available online to train ourselves. Want to become a programmer (hacker.) No excuses. You can train online at MIT for free. OpenCourseWare is free mind empowerment.
Imagine a god does exist. God has a box of chocolates. Planet earth is the only chocolate left in the box. Why? I would think a planet earth chocolate would be rather bitter. A bitter chocolate of fools.
Today I suggest you go and buy a unicycle. Learn to peel an orange while riding that unicycle. Someone will pitch you a coin for your efforts. The world loves a good fool.
They think I’m a fool…Good.