Tag Archives: human nature

We are what we repeatedly do

If we say we are a writer, but we do not write every day, we are not a writer. If we say we are kind, but we treat people thoughtlessly and commit a thousand small, unintentional cruelties, we are not kind. If we say we are open and honest, but present a glittering facade on […]

Billions and billions…

I can still hear Carl Sagan’s voice saying it in those old documentaries. He was talking about stars, of course. Today, we think of dollars. Billions and billions of them, swelling our national debt, mortgaging the futures of your children and mine. I get almost physically sick when I dwell for too long on what […]