Fear and Hate.
Hate alone is a cowardly thing. Fear is a bit more active, it leads to simple, bad decisions that don’t simply impact the coward; the decisions impact everyone. Combine fear with hate, and a forge is made.
I’ve been a long time gone…
Not slacking or slouching the time away. The hours spent changing things were well spent. Time passed on planes, travelling to distant lands; time spent building a new, solo company–doing my thing, my way. I’ve been constructing a foundation for “what I want”, but not always able to do the “want” vs. the “need”.
So, a guy walks into a bar and says to the bartender,
“The Universe wants a drink.”
The bartender looks at the man for a moment and asks,
“Okay. What does the Universe want?”
The man leans forward,
“You already know.”
It’s been busy times