Strings Attached?

Full of Hot Air

Do you have any strings attached?

Hi Laurie

I’d like to challenge the idea of no strings.
Having done some ballooning, there are a lot of strings between the bag and the gondola, without them, no flying.
Without gravity holding us down, we would float off into space, and suffocate.

Len and I have both done our share of flying, being as un-tethered as it is possible to get, and survive – and I always wear my seatbelts when flying.

So being able to attach to, and let go of, things, as and when needed, is an important aspect of choice and survival and freedom.

I have attachments to lots of things, and in most cases I can be flexible about them, and let them go when the need arises.

And I do love flying, and I do love sailing, and both require a degree of attachment to a certain minimum set of technology if one is to survive the experience (as a friend of mine was fond of saying – falling never hurt anyone, its the sudden stop at the end that does the damage).

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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