I don’t believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.
Eliza Factor’s first novel, ‘The Mercury Fountain,’ explores what happens when a life driven by ideology confronts implacable truths of science and human nature. It also shows how leaders can inflict damage by neglecting the real needs of real people.
Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
When you think of the sort of things that happen when a genocide happens, it’s again not people who are intrinsically evil.
No matter what happens to us in life, we tend to think of it as ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ And most of us tend to use the ‘bad’ label three to 10 times as often as the ‘good’ label. And when we say something is bad, the odds grow overwhelming that we will experience it as such.
We identify in our exerience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us.
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
You may be educated abroad, you may be a great scientist, politician, but you always have a sneaking fear that if you don’t go to temples or do the ordinary things that you have been told to do, something evil might happen, so you conform. What happens to the mind that conforms? Investigate it, please.
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
Nothing is really real unless it happens on television.