A Lifetime Working with Idiots & How to Survive – Chap. 6

One of my favorite quotes pertaining to perception is: “In the Kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is King”. How you perceive the world and others, and how the world and others perceive you, are entirely different; of this I’m certain. Very few people are completely honest with themselves. Many become their perceived selves and live their lives as such. Introspection is a difficult task. After all, it’s not easy for many people to admit to themselves their faults; that they might be lazy, a liar, dishonest, etc.

At the same time, more and more people are posting their antics on Facebook, Twitter, youtube, and the like, affording others an opportunity to form their perceptions based on these snippets of bad behavior. In the words of Aldous Huxley, “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception”. Continued in book…

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