It's very easy to fall into the happiness trap of false choices -- of thinking you can either do X or Y, and that's the choice you have to make.
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Many wrong decisions -- ones that cause you to kick yourself and ask, "How could I ever have done that?" -- are the result of committing the mistake of considering inferior alternatives.
The human species as a whole is very fickle about what we want. Ideally you want to collect data based on experience and make iterative corrections.
Right thinking does not cure a broken heart. And I remain brokenhearted over a very right decision made years ago.
As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.
Bush's decisions were "tough" not because he carefully weighed difficult issues and possible outcomes, but tough in hindsight because many of those decisions had disastrous results.
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