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Story in Subtext IMHO in Humble Opinion

Since I no longer expect anything from mankind except madness, meanness, and mendacity; egotism, cowardice, and self-delusion, I have stopped being a misanthrope. Irving Layton

Why People Are Like That Today: Perhaps context is everything.

We decry every human failing and very often in words much less clear and well organized than those that expressed the idea we just had to attack.

People tend to behave in the same fashion as they speak. People of few words engage in simple activity that shows itself to be either very appropriate or conversely inappropriate with very little middle ground. Verbose people tend to dissipate their energies but also exert a subtle moderating influence that can possibly have a meaningful impact. There are of course all the shades in between these extremes and everyone has a reason for anything they do, no matter how poorly stated.

What matters more is the story told in subtext by all this human action and interaction. Right now, it may be a crass sounding mish-mash of grunts and growls akin to the cries of barnyard animals, but when our collective experience grows and our shared capacity for reason evolves, might not some gold emerge from the dross? Might some medicine be derived from the bacterial filth of the cesspool? It’s happened before.

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In My Humble Opinion. What’s yours?

Travis Saunders
Dragon Intuitive

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