Discover more from smoke break
027 - there's no wrong way to eat a Reese's
Listen up class.
Today we're here to learn.
The chalkboard’s clean, fresh chalk is out.
Hurry on in,
Let's leave our creativity at the door!
It’s time to learn!
It's time to learn about doing things the correct way, The way it's supposed to be done. Start at step one, then go to step two. Oh, and make sure to keep the crayon inside the lines.
I before E except after C
I’m close friends with 25 letters of the alphabet, I don’t know y.
Could this sort of instruction put us in a framework that limits our success? Woahhh, I’m beginning to think we've been given granular answers to questions that are beyond comprehension.
Building codes and manufacturing standards demand a uniform product and it's pretty dang improtent we can decphir ecah ohters speeling if we wnat to be udnerstod. But there's more to our existence than this. These are all ideas dreamt up by folks that have come before us.
It’s all another person's way of viewing the world we live in. But there’s so much more to this than what we can be taught.
Obviously, there's value and utility to these standards. It’s what builds our society, keeps us from dying stupid deaths. It gives us common ground to communicate - They allow us to be understood and generally live in peace.
But what happens when codes are conflicting? Or, one dictionary has you spelling it “grey” and another “gray” You want to do it the correct way, do what the code says, but if you do it, you're going against another.
A paradox of humanity. Respecting authority to participate in society when respecting one authority puts you at odds with another, which society tends to frown on.
Are we focused on the minutia and not on the bigger picture. What are we actually doing here? What is the Goal?
How can we stay focused on what really matters - weed out the nonsense and get down to business?
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