So my choice for the week was prompted by an experience I had a couple of weeks ago. When raking my brain searching for the topic, it continually popped up as a possibility, and one that, given the general internal nature of the topic, would be an interesting exercise in storytelling.
I have been known to be unabashedly opinionated on a great many things; many may describe this as a detriment. Others may call me passionate. Either way, a lot of the opinions I hold have been cemented and I view them as fairly monolithic and unchanging. Not merely inflexible in the sense that I am stuck in my ways, but unchanging as they had been exhaustively prodded, picked at and tempered through research, discussion and reflection.
A couple of months ago, one of the monoliths plummeted to earth, and shattered. It was so sudden I couldn’t tell you where the disaster started, if there were cracks on the outside or a weakness at its base: I can only say that in one instant the monolith was standing among dozens of it’s brethren, and the next, it was not. At either side of this phenomena, I remain physically unchanged, but the difference between the me post and prior to the temporal instant may as well be different people, or species. I had had a sudden change in outlook.
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