Animal Expectation and Satisfaction

It is a fairly regular experience of mine that my expectations about the future fail. And, it is a fairly pervasive failure. Watch– (Career) I will become a doer of this work and all will be ponies, rainbows, and mild days of blue skies and bunnies…the reality has been good but far harder. (Family, friendship) …

The Precariousness of Thought

An Argument: P1)Appearances are everything. P2) Reality is nothing. P3)Reality is better than appearance. C) So, aim at nothing. I am interested in how the argument can be read either as a recommendation of giving up or as a recommendation of overcoming. Either one reads the conclusion as the statement of the worthlessness of aiming …