Profound thoughts come easily while sitting on a beach, I had a number of them, wrote them down, since then I lost them–I need to do a better job of keeping track of those profound wisdoms.
What I do remember are thoughts on language. Mostly I wondered if the people who were letting those words fall out of their mouths ever had a six second delay.
Like “stay in your lane.” How could that phrase come out of any American’s mouth? Isn’t one of our ideals: “all men are created equal?” When did we abandon that ideal? I know that there are people smarter than me, have more money than me, more influence than me, better looking than me…but better than me?
Our ancestors voted with their feet to leave that class ridden reality behind in them in whatever country they came from.
The other phrase that is “America’s original sin.” Did anyone think about the implications of that phrase?