Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Practical philosophy

Очень, очень, очень близкое мне по духу рассуждение:

Chris: It's much easier to think a little more about Mir or Unity than it is about the NSA watching every single thing you do. I mean, one of them is a soul-crushing thing to think about, and one of them is an intellectual challenge.
Matt: Yeah, and one of them is good luck changing, and the other is a display manager, so...
Chris: Yeah, you can be thinking about world disease all the time, or you can be thinking about display manager. If I'm a practical person, I'm going to focus my energy on the one that doesn't get me depressed.

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