Friday, October 15, 2010

The Danger of Projecting an Identity

My favorite out-of-context quote from today's post about "The Danger of Protecting an Identity" on Donald Miller's blog :

"If I were really cool, as we commonly define cool (a projection that we don’t care what other people think) I’d go about my day in coaches shorts I bought at Target, socks that don’t match, the most comfortable nurses shoes I could afford, and stand in parks laughing at how funny squirrels look when they crack nuts. Now that is freedom."

 Caption: "Hey you, statue guy! Pose for the picture and look cool!