Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Everything is personal









I was working on the Automated Check In Machine at my library when two of the bins on the machine filled up at once. I cried out in anger. I took it personally.

There is an all too famous and brilliant bit in The Godfather where Michael says "It's not personal, Sonny. It's strictly business."

Of course it's a brilliant bit of cinema because it's a lie.

Everything is personal.

Everything that touches you, everything you see, everything that ever happens to you your whole life through, it's all personal.

It's just not all against you.





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