Quiet man enjoys internalized reality

 

“Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.”  —  James Russell Lowell

His neighbors have labelled him “The Professor”. No one has bothered to verify his academic credentials but he is a familiar site on the street of one municipal community slowly plodding along day after day on his way to his favorite coffee shop with a lighted cigarette in his right hand. At times he is consumed in deep thought. Other times he is engaged in an animated and spirited debate with an invisible opponent, a flock of birds or even a tree. He is not a danger to the community. He could be an eccentric inventor, mystery writer or a person simply enjoying his everyday existence. Only he knows for sure. —  gc

A  V E R Y  P R I V A T E  P E R S O N 

 

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Quote of the week: The Bhagavad-Gita calls on humanity to dedicate body, mind and soul to pure duty and not to become mental voluptuaries at the mercy of random desires and undisciplined impulses. -- Mahatma Gandhi

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