you a problem thinker?
probably started out innocently enough. Thinking at social invitesand
when the invites stopped, you carried on (socially) regardless thinking
it must be (them) at fault.
you think alone- "to relax, telling yourself, but knowing it was
true. Did thinking become more and more important to you it became
more of a chore and was thinking on the job so unbearable knowing
employment and thinking don`t mix. Did you avoid friends at
lunch-time so that you could read Thoreau and Kafka. Would you
to your place of employment dizzied and confused, asking, what
is it exactly that I am thinking.
at home was equally unbearable for you, having to answer the mind-bending
querries of a sad inchorant rambler that your thinking had
created, a woman who repeatedly begged you to give up thinking after
reminding you that you think as much as a college professors and
college professors don`t make any money!"
want a divorce!"
a faulty syllogism, you merely pointed out to an irate Wife. She
began to cry and the whinging was more than you could take thus
storming out the house, did she hear your threat as you slamed the
door, "I am off down the library for a good read. Did you head down
the library in the mood for some Nietzsche, with NPR on the radio
as you sped into the car-park, ignoring the keys as you ran up
to the main enterence to find that, due to the public holliday
this day, you still believe a higher power was looking out for you that
you sank to the ground clawing at the unfeeling glass, whimpering for
Zarathustra, a poster caught your eye. "Friend, is heavy
your life?" it asked. You probably recognised that line. It
a standard Thinkers Anonymous poster.
is why today you are a recovering thinker. You never miss a TA
meeting where at each meeting you watch a non-educational video. Last
movie it was, "Porkies, you so excitedly stammer`d. Then you shared
experiences with other problem thinkers, and how to avoid thinking
during the new month ahead.
you have a job and things are a lot better at home since you invited
to live, inside your head.