"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." Ludwig Wittgenstein

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Blind Leading the Blind

Half-way through her next session, Lola confessed to Jackie the obvious irony of the partially ‘sighted’ seeking directional guidance from the totally ‘blind.’ “People are writing ME, sending me comments on my blog, at LA 29! They are asking ME for advice! Can you imagine that? Asking ME for help with their careers, their futures, my god, their relationships!! Can’t you see the joke in that, the ultimate hilarity?” Lola pleaded rhetorically, as Jackie smoothly nodded a neutral, therapeutic “ummm, ” neither revealing her agreement nor disagreement with Lola’s utterly accurate, indeed, un-debatable, self-observation.

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