Posts Tagged ‘getting older’

I would give almost anything  to think differently than I do about the castrophy that’s happening in the Gulf of Mexico. I would give even more to see some indication that they are actually trying to seal off that gushing oil flow; to stop it from pumping millions of gallons of oil out of the bowels of the Earth. 

But, from a layman’s point of view, it does  look as if maybe they’re trying to salvage that oil instead, not trying to stop the flow or to give it back to the Earth, but to reclaim it for BP.

In other words, it looks as if the highest priority must be to save the oil, not the planet; to recapture that oil somehow; to not let it get away. I hate that I think this way.

But we’re living in a whole new world now. Many of mankind’s most admirable qualities are disolving before our eyes. And maybe as a result we’re all a little paranoid.

The whole purpose of this blog is to selectively share with any person who is getting older, and I know there are many of you, some of the things you can expect to happen sooner or later because you’re growing older. Aging is a post-graduate course in Patience. It has advantages you may never have dreamed of.

Unless I am open and honest with you there is no purpose at all behind these posts. So, that’s what you’re getting this time … some of the cynical thoughts that I entertain as I sometimes subject myself to TV newscasts.

So, as in most other world events, the highest priority in the oil spill mess is m-o-n-e-y! This will all end when somebody figures out a way to get rich from fixing it. And they will.


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