that people associate with like minds
(3.29.01) reminds me that people often idolize like minds as well. Daniel Boorstin
's thoughts on celebrity: "...the celebrity is usually nothing greater than a more-publicized version of us." If our associates and idols are mirrors, how can we ever change our reflections? Seung Sahn said, "The one who praises you is a thief. The one who criticizes you is your true friend." And Amazon.com said, "people who like this book also purchased..."