Eight Ball in Any Pocket
Life today is like a rerun of the opening break in a game of pool, kind of like a version of the movie Groundhog Day. From the first thing in the morning till the lights go out at night, the balls are set up and slammed around. Where they land should be anybody’s guess. Except that the game is rigged and if we’re not careful we can end up behind the eight ball.
But even in a rigged game we can learn something, especially if despite all appearances we’re not really playing it. [...]