I believe that we would become a much more civilized culture if we rid ourselves of the misconception that individuals with certain titles, while those titles may well be deserving of respect, are not somehow better than the rest of us.
Facebook is an excellent example of a cool idea becoming so widely accepted that quality is no longer a priority. Because everyone now uses it, nothing about it functions in a user-friendly manner. It is now the lowest common denominator of our Information Age…the new Microsoft
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
Almost since I first began placing words on paper, I’ve been struck by how stunningly beautiful the word “angel” is in it’s sound. Something about the way it slides from the lips of the speaker to grace the air and our ears with its sound…the way it points to something so peaceful…makes it possibly the most amazing word that I can imagine.