Saturday, October 29, 2005

Arranged Marriages

Arranged marriages are the way to go. Youthful eagerness and ignorance lead
us into too many poor decisions. Such critically important decisions should
more competently be coordinated, contemplated and organized by the
association of experienced and caring parents, family members and close

Saturday, June 4, 2005

Benefits of Pessimism

I am a pessimist. Of this I am certain and unapologetic.

I was not always this way though; my pessimism developed over several years and from the result of an accumulation of life experiences.

Unbeknown to most people, there are in fact benefits of pessimism.

I do not expect much; therefore I suffer very few disappointments in return.

I rarely expect things will go smoothly or as planned, so I am rarely surprised and never upset when things go wrong. Whenever things do go unexpectedly, it is always a favorable result so my response is to be happily surprised. It is a very efficient system. This way of life provides a form of protective armor for me and I wear it quite comfortably.