We must first examine a balance that can make a pilot 'good.' A good balance of attributes seems to be the key. A balance that can prevent the hazardous attitudes of aviation. Except for anti-authority, a slight amount of this is required because your ship, your ultimate command decision may be needed without hesitation or at least in my opinion. I have broken it down into 3...
Steps on my Road - Stepping stones across the Stream of Life
19) Embrace the yearning
Here's a great video for you. Before you watch it, I ask you to contemplate the concept of
"The Great Spirit". You might like to Google it, and ponder what people might mean by that term. Then, you might ponder what YOU would...
to paraphrase an old song: "It's my birthday, and I'll rhyme if I want to."
I scribbled a poem. I love astronomy. Seen this image? Innit awesome...
I am old,
over millions of years,
And light years wide
Without blood or tears
I grew my wings.
Across my divide
And no-one sighed
Past dusty rings
The Muslim Man
The Muslim Man exhibits qualities that are unfortunately not unique to those of his alleged 'faith', but he provides a genus that counts amongst its depraved cult, percentage wise, a surprisingly high number of utterly useless human beings. Men who, behind the veneer and camouflage of their empty, false, ritualistic 'religiosity', exhibit in copious quantities all those...
Three Suns in an Ochre Sky
In the year thirty, thirty three
At Gliese six-six-seven Cee
We monitored our landing thrust
then touched down gently in the dust.
It wasn't until the second day
That I could quietly slip away.
Laboriously I climbed a hill
And almost choking on the thrill
I turned my disbelieving eyes
Up to the waiting, ochre skies
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