Understanding when you're successful is important and easy to miss. The desire to grow, progress and achieve can put up a miraculous set of blinders, keeping you from seeing the rapidly changing minute to minute. Luckily success itself is a great reminder to stop and smell the roses. Understanding "The Why" is tricky to wrangle and requires focus to obtain.
What makes one song any better than another?
How about one movie?
How about one god for that matter?
What makes a way of life the Right Way?
Why do some things resonate with millions, while others can't seem to get out of first gear?
In conversation, I'm enjoying a playful exchange with my father. The matter up for discussion is morality. An ambiguous noose around our collective necks making us feel bad for nights we had and thoughts we never asked for. Without even the decency of a nice dinner to reflect on later. We travel through several angles and points of view, neither of us attempting to "out think" the other. A verbal game of catch occurs on a topic that could undoubtedly become
In time we arrive at this pearl of wisdom.
"I'm not gonna strap a bomb to myself... but I might beat the fuck out of someone for hitting a girl."
Perspective is more than everything... It's the only thing we've got.