Typically, I use my Facebook to post my randomness, including a selfie now & then. Today wasn’t any different, in the joy of deleting 212 comments from someone who insists on being a disvalue to me; insists that I enjoy it, or tolerate it, or that I take her seriously because she has fingers. Those 212 comments go all the way back to August 11, 2009, four and a half years ago. All to the trash. Like that. Click. Type search term. Select all. Click delete. It was a delight, and none of her life draining sycodouche will ever see the FTA comment section again.
It’s not important, of course. What’s important is the meta-lessons one derives from such actions that, simply, occur to do and then get done instanter. So, I thought about a half second and wiped it all away—just as I did for the other one and her 800+ comments.
I’ve maybe listened to and watched this performance two dozen times in the last few days (old fav from Metallica; though, I’m not much of a general fan). It’s a wonderful source of inspiration and strength as I reengineer my life at 53, rooting out every little needless distraction in minutiae. I blogged about part of that just a couple of days ago. It’s a very small part, though. Religion, in itself, is minutiae. In a perfect Richard, He’d never even think of it in 2014, on Planet Earth.
The simple fact is, qua social animal, you need only a few good people in your life that add value to it. You need not a single worthless fuck that sucks value from it, distracting you from being as much of a value to yourself as you can be, primarily; and giving back value to those precious few, just as they have given to you.
Or, get up and go vote. Proudly wear a lapel sticker signifying that you got your 1-in-300 millionth say in your own affairs. Get agitated daily by the quotidien cable news stream, or any other equally worthless thing that doesn’t mean a fucking thing. Or, listen to all the worthless, life draining fucks that so admonish or shame you. They simply don’t matter.
Every day for us something new
Open mind for a different view
…Forever trusting who we are
No nothing else matters
99% of human problems boil down to an absence of self trust, combined with an obsessive compulsion to seek the approval of the very ones who’ll suck the life and joy out of you. It’s a recipe for failure and unhappiness. Detect it. Dump it. Let them fend for themselves. Hope they starve to death for the attention in the demolition they always seek, as building values is not their forte; that requires talent and conscience.
Resist paying attention to pip-sqeeks and clowns. Message.
Trust in who you are, but make sure and earn your own trust. Love & cherish those who understand.
High middle finger and a Laf to everything and everyone else.
That is truly all.
Update: Well, not quite all, because I immediately put in to practice what I’m preaching. Story here and here with pics.