Archive for July, 2010

An Intelligent Fool

Posted on July 30, 2010. Filed under: Uncategorized |

When I came across Albert Einstein’s quote on the intelligent fool, i found it rather intriguing and disturbing. Just how can one be intelligent yet foolish? What a paradox! He however distinguished the intelligent  from the geniuses. Anyway, for your information he said “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” Which one are you????

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Dorian Gray

Posted on July 6, 2010. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Let me introduce you to the life of Dorian Gray, a character I have known in old age and one I want to admire yet loath. But wait a minute, is it the character or the maker of the character Oscar?

Well, Dorian was so in love with his youthful face and vigor, Narcissus aside. He traded his soul with a portrait, that the potrait grows old in his place and he, Dorian could do all that pleased him. Just how long could he live and look 18 years after 20 plus years? How many Dorians are there today anyway? I am looking at them fighting to hold on to what they have been 10 years….careerwise, positions, looks, you name it, just because they are hedonistic????

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