We take a retrospective report, this time with the prospect of various viewpoints.
When we look back at our own history, it only makes sense now. It’s never lucid at the time. Today’s mirror emits a story that can’t tell a lie.
While the future prohibits knowledge, gathering experience increases one’s attentiveness toward ambient hints. Age is didactic — it compels us to notice and thereby prevent the patterns and vices we originally pursued.
The creative part of us gets tired of waiting. Or just gets tired.Mary Oliver
We may have to live things twice in order to figure out what to do next. The coexistence of both hope and despair pushes us through the messy middle.
From the cave to the smartphone and onto the next magical widget, the fun is in the hunt to use the tools of today to look back and figure out what’s on the other side of the rainbow.