It's what we do.
We do it on a personal scale.
We do it on a global scale.
Eventually, I suspect we will do it on a universal scale.
We hang on to the status quo...until it's too late.
We refuse to see "the future"...even when it's slapping us in the face...literally.
Domestic abuse? "He'll change."..."If only I say the right things..." "But I love her..." "I'm doing it for the kids..." "I don't want to spend my future alone..."
Much has been written about why empires fail: it's because an empire can't believe it won't always be an empire.
The Dutch thought their ships were the fastest and that wind would always be the world's power source.
Great Britain thought that about coal.
The United States believes that about oil.
The prices of tulip bulbs will never go down.
The stock market...
When I was in my 40s...I began taking classes at a university, part-time. For no particular reason other than I could, though I admit it...I have always loved school. I...