Reset InstructionsWhen bitter enemies cling to hate
blaming each other for their mistakes,
press your reset button and breathe.
When old fears strangle current hopes
bringing bright possibilities to a muffled 'nope'
find your pause button, please.
When only a few control the world's wealth
leaving little for others on their shelves,
re-program & reassign priorities.
When your thoughts seem stale or dead
& life feels like a repetitive thread,
turn things off, then reboot again.
Our hard drives needn't be perfect
but regular maintenance ensures better health.
& when we finally crash, why not relax?
Isn't all hardware someday obsolete?
|Kris:||I think this author takes computer metaphors too far.|
|Ted:||Yeah. It's easy to reboot machines – yet what about human lives?|
|Tim:||Well, biologically, it is difficult. Psychologically, however,
we are capable of a lot more that psychologists generally concede.