Reader’s Digest is a great publication. It always has a number of articles that are mentally stimulating. The following lines were picked up from a Reader’s Digest a number of years ago.
Small minds talk about people.
Average minds talk about events.
Great minds talk about ideas.
I have come to believe this is fairly accurate. I suppose we all fall into the first two categories; talking about people and events periodically. However, have you ever noticed that those two categories dominate the conversation of most people? Listen carefully and you will hear a buzz of meaningless noise going on around you almost constantly.
It would almost appear as if people were under some obligation to talk whether they had anything to say or not. I refer to this as the chatter of the masses.
If you are not mentally on guard without noticing it happen, you will be swept into this useless waste of time and energy.
If you don’t consciously and deliberately create order in ...