Just a short collection of random thoughts today...
George Will wrote an excellent column this week in NEWSWEEK on Oddness and Certitude.. Well worth reading.
Watching the finale of this season's The Apprentice it struck me that millions of Americans will spend hours and hours and hours watching reality t.v. shows like this when, if they spent that same time working on their own goals, they could be just as successful as the winners of these various reality (cough, cough) contests.
Hoe-ing the seeds of doubt
Handling a few issues in my own life this week, I discovered how important it is to eradicate any seeds of doubt early on in any venture. If you don't, they become weeds of doubt, with strong, deep roots that are hard to get rid of.
Much as I try to avoid gardening metaphors when it comes to self-help (gardening metaphors having been used to their best and ultimate purpose in Jerzy Kosinski 's great screenplay BEING THERE -- directed by Hal Ashby and starring Peter Sellers in perhaps his best role ever), this one I think is worth sharing.