Sunday, October 25, 2009
"The times they are a changing"-Bob Dylan (#268)
Such a simple observant statement. Yet some things will or should never change. An example is another quote by a man named Dylan, Dylan Thomas. "Do not go gentle into that good night". The theme in Dylan Thomas's poem is instilled in the line, "Rage, rage against the dying of the light". Our indomitable spirits should never change from the premise of struggling to survive. Our nature's are resilient and persevere against all the changes in the times that we experience. Change is reality, it must come as a consequence of measuring time, and should also be embraced with our most ardent expectations. Realizing that times change is one thing. Realizing that we must hold dear and near to us the principles of good and right about ourselves is what we should always resolve to never change. The dynamics of living in a world that offers constant change with the dynamic of ourselves evolving from the better toward the best is our task in existence. We must isolate the principles of our natures that must always be the make-up of who we are and shine light on them as the example of how to live in a world not of our own design. Often I feel as if we are in an incubator of sorts just trying to find the best combination of living. This little analogy is too simple and is only an inkling of how much more complex existence is, however the process of defining humanity within the scope of animate and inanimate objects is continual. Our osmosis will occur but not without us cherishing and defending the best of who we are in both cognition and behaviour.