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Filed under: General — Downunder @ 9:45 pm Thu 14th October 2021

Maybe history doesn’t always repeat itself.

But it does at least rhyme.

Mark Twain.

There came a point in the past where an entitled women gave up her position and accepted a humble life because she realised what the man knew was worth more than what she had.

So, where in history has that story been told before and do we think it will happen now?

3 Responses to “Thinkers”

  1. DJ Ward says:

    Does a woman give up her job, because he earns more.

    I have an example in my own life.
    Due to my partners carrier.
    We had to move further, then further, away from my work.
    Eventually the work, and the travel became to much for me.
    Despite my earning more, I for a time, gave up work.
    Being the stay at home parent.
    Should I have I said no to her choice, for my own needs.
    We’re my needs, more important than her needs.
    In my own case, supporting my partners choice.
    Was a far better, long term choice, for a family.
    Living rent free in the country, vs the rat race of city living.

    We started in a derelict rental, for her first farming job.
    Now she manages her own business.
    All I was doing was earning money.
    She was creating things.

    Many relationships will face, similar choices.
    Some don’t survive the decisions.
    The new job, in a new place, common.
    For me then it’s the opposite, of women playing the secondary role.

    Her job the priority, my money earning ability irrelevant.

  2. DJ Ward says:

    Does history repeat itself, or at least rhyme.
    Or could you use a different term than rhyme.

    Buddha refers to Karma.
    The sum of a person’s actions in this and previous states of existence, viewed as deciding their fate in future existences.

    That could apply to many things, even events.
    An economist may see trends, that preceded recession in the past.
    Behaving in a similar way, rhyming.

    One could predict outcomes, even predetermine them.
    Changing Karma, changing fate.

    Are things even more complex, than just a rhyme.
    Is it equal or opposite.
    Does it go forward, or backward.
    Does it happen faster, or slower.
    Is it better or worse.
    Is it good or bad.

    What then of the statistical miracle.
    Certainly even the rarest event.
    Will repeat itself.

  3. DJ Ward says:

    In my personal life, I have been betrayed.
    Which usually means, I have done something wrong.
    And in my case, my partner has found out.
    At least I was honest, and confessed.

    I am constantly amazed, at how sane people imagine things.
    I thought things, may have happened.
    Hence you are guilty, of the imagined things as well.
    As the thinker, felt the emotions as if it happened.

    What is imaginary, has become real enough to the thinker.
    That is why the insane, think the sane are crazy.

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