The Value of Making a Ruckus
Thinking different isn’t always easy. But it can be ever so valuable.
A personal story surfaced recently in the midst of opening a course to new students. The memories helped me to remember that, when the going is a bit rocky, the ground is set for change that can have a wide positive impact.
And, we have a choice: to shake things up, challenge the status quo, or keep our mouths shut and stay within the established norm.
I’ll relate my 11th hour mind shift in a bit, to see if perhaps you’ll be inspired to shift your own mind. My 180 turned out to have saved a whole lot of suffering and expense for pets and their people, though I had no idea till years later.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of human kind as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing at all.
— Helen Keller [Read more…] about On The Importance of Thinking Different