I find it hard to imagine that the many who have truly contributed to the worth of humankind would have spent too much time on Facebook or ‘tweeting.’ Perhaps greatness is preceded by an innate sense of self worth, a lack of need for outside approval and a greater desire to act upon that which is important. A realization that the act, in and of itself, is enough.
Sure, that mod army jacket looked BITCHIN’ way back when, but I was no longer that person. Now it would make me look an embittered Vietnam Veteran. Those old ideas were not only ill fitting, but they were an insult to what I had become
We effect an awful lot of change in ourselves to court love, to gather it from outside sources, but real change is not about the petty affectations of others and is wholly concerned with trying to court ones self.