Sunday, August 31, 2008

Luck

People, mostly men but also some women, develop strange ideas of their ideal selves, and sometimes do pretty stupid things to achieve these imaginary goals. Among them are those lucky enough to meet their imaginary selves in reality, and smart enough to recognize it and realize how stupid their imagination was ...

2 comments:

  1. And I guess strong enough to bear the heavy buren of its bitterness...

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  2. The good thing is that it takes a while before we see our selves, and therefore the effect is gradual and not a shock :)
    This is probably how we grow old, from an idealist young person who thinks constantly about becoming into a person who is more content with what s/he is ...

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