Paradox

Paradox: a logical statement that seems to contradict itself; something that is not what it seems.  My dad taught me what it was by having me learn this one: ‘The code of the road is a paradox quite, if you keep to the left you are sure to be right.’  It doesn’t work in America.  … Continue reading Paradox

Ambition

Ambition is one of those words that can be wrapped in a subtle film of criticism, thin as Japanese mulberry paper.  It’s not always so, but sometimes, if you listen carefully, there might be a certain tone of voice used when saying, ‘he’s ambitious, that one.’  At times, it comes with an implication of the … Continue reading Ambition