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Mad GeniusIt has come to my attention, in the throes of boring idleness, that when one has too much time on ones hands and decides to pursue the ever highly-regarded type of inaction of thought, one is thought of as a slothful, a grave sin to many mothers .
Which itself is a paradox for it is assumed that no work done when in fact thinking is a highly strenuous and stressful, I assure you.
Yet I also find that depression is many times more likely to capture the philosopher, leading to many counts of balding, misanthropic old men.
If we ponder deeper into such accounts, you may say that all of the great men in the method of thought, reasoning,and language must have all been quite batty and constantly seduced by the concept of life and death, right and wrong, and much more saddening things which drives all people insane if they think too much into it.
Deep depression also often leads to the use of alcohol or drugs in order to curb reality in exchange for fleeting moments of embraced numbness
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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