The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinionis not assurance of its truth.- Pierre BayleThere is no truth, only human opinion.- AnonymousIf you wish to see the truth,then hold no opinion for or against.- Osho Even the truth, when believed, is a l…
Love is stronger than justice.- StingDo you prefer that you be right or happy?- A Course In MiraclesWe cling to our own point of view,as though everything depended on it.Yet our opinions have no permanence;like autumn and winter, they gradually pass aw…
Do not follow where the path may lead.Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.- Ralph Waldo EmersonFor those men who, sooner or later,are lucky enough to break away from the pack,the most intoxicating moment comeswhen they cease being bod…
There are trivial truths and there are great truths.The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.The opposite of a great truth is also true.- Niels BohrNiels Bohr, the great Danish physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 for his f…
No one can persuade another to change.Each of us guards a gate of changethat can only be opened from the inside.We cannot open the gate of another,either by argument or emotional appeal.- Marilyn FergusonThe truth only irritates those it enlightens,but…
Choose the World You See,and See the World You Choose.You have a choiceabout the perspective you take on life.See tragedy, and the world is tragic -see beauty, and the world is beautiful.- Jonathan Lockwood HuieWhat we see depends mainly on what we loo…
About most subjects, there is not “The Truth;”
there is merely one’s personal truth.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne
Everything is not as it appears to be.
The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
– don Miguel Ruiz
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted
for insight and understanding.
– Marshall McLuhan
What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.
Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless
Belief – Point-of-View
Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb
Question Your Questions