A mind free to think Imagines, reasons, then decides to act with forethought. Haiku by RL Brown
CS Lewis said that imagination is key to reason. But your mind must be clear, lucid; looking beyond instant gratification to see reasonable danger. Reason trains the mind, imagination helps you see beyond what you know. Reason test, decipher, separate subtleties that are a snare. Your ready to think -to act beyond just yourself.
The drug trap. A mind clouded by dreadful need. The loss of love for others and cherished memories turns to disdain. Careless attitude of life that drags you down into the depths of despair. A despair so great that it takes you over an unimaginable cliff. Drugs trap you in a body and steal your life and freedom.
To imagine means to explore possibilities, reasons is to weigh actions with consequences with a depth of understanding and proceed with full knowledge, ready to bear consequences. Marx was an elitist fool who lived off others and yet abandoned his children to starvation. Marx was a type of man who celebrated the death of his uncle, so he could lived off his Uncle’s wealth without producing any of his own. China and Russia only pulled out of poverty because they allowed for free enterprise. Our country is not perfect but it allows for everyone life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness… and all that goes with that, great success or great failure.
A mind free to think will imagine, reason and then decide to act. R L Brown