Knowledge is dour.
We are now weathered by the damning knowledge of years; by the shift from blind confidence to grim, pragmatic understanding. Now, we counter the disappointing and inevitable with doomed longing for all outcomes to defy the proof of experience despite our familiarity. In the past, in the blissful ignorance of youth, I always thought I [...]
How much you know or learn is not a measure of your depth. Depth resides in remembering and empathizing with who and how you were before you knew what you now know; before you learned how valid or invalid what it was you believed while giving the same respect to the limitless versions of what [...]