“A body at rest remains at rest, and a body in motion moves in a uniformly straight course, unless some force acts on it from outside.”
In other words, objects resist change. People do too. We all have an aversion to change, even when we are presented with proof that we are in error. It is easier to cling to pre-conceived ideas that make us comfortable.
A Sunday school teacher asked her little children as they were on their way into the assembly, "And why is it necessary to be quiet in church?" One bright little girl responded, "Because people are . . .
I am not normally impressed by the advice columns found in local newspapers, but one recently caught my eye. The columnist, Amy Dickinson, gave a fitting response. The letter was from a happily married