Thursday, April 8, 2010

Abundance of pleasure

This seems the perfect illustration of what this blog is about and why I am writing it.
Life has much in it that is not so beautiful and is hard to admire.
Perhaps if we didn't resist those things we don't consider beautiful they would change for us.
After all, it is we who determine beauty and ugliness.
Benjamin Franklin, in Poor Richard's Almanack, 1741, wrote:
"Beauty, like supreme dominion
Is but supported by opinion."
With this cherry blossom loveliness, I daresay the opinion of loveliness is

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