Now, don’t count me among the strict objectivists. Reality can’t be measured only in the observable, material world. It far surpasses it. In the end, reality is all there is. (the whooshing sound of me totally blowing my own mind there. right. dude. yeah. wow.) But I digress. We need not concern ourselves with the full weight of post-modern existential morality here.
I simply say that reality isn’t positive or negative.
I say reality is there to be embraced, whatever it brings, pleasant or otherwise.
I further say that I have identified the great underpinning reality of existence, considered it at great length, and will share it here. You should probably sit down and brace yourself for epiphany.
Prime Reality #2: A cleansing bowel movement is the most important part of a successful day.
Not what you were expecting, I know. But, no matter how you define success, no matter what constitutes your day, like the successful businessperson, like the winning sports team, the chance to achieve your goals increases exponentially with a cleansing bowel movement.
Think about it. Upon your birth, you cannot leave the hospital until you have one. Call it the first milestone of success in your life. And yet—and YET—how often we try to live NOT aligned to this fundamental reality. How much private humiliation, how much turmoil do we cause ourselves and humanity as a whole by refusing to accept it? I have not found a study yet to support this, but I will go to the mat saying that refusing to acknowledge the cleansing bowel movement as the catalyst for human success is the root cause of most current global conflict, much educational underachievement, and quite a few unstable currency markets today.
You can’t hope to rush it. You can’t with dignity forestall it. It exists as a sweet spot of time, a moment of clarity, a universal harmony. And just as everything at the top of the hill runs down, this reality will chug along with or without you-- neither good or bad, only there to accept, or not.
The cleansing bowel movement as the key to understanding the nature of reality. Failure is not "facing reality". (except that in this particular case, failure IS not facing reality, but never mind) Something to think about, next time you have free time with nowhere to go.