A Foolish Consistency Is the Hobgoblin of Little Minds

From Emerson’s essay, ‘Self-Reliance’

I’ve been thinking about this Emerson quote over the past week, evaluating my own and others’ responses to various situations we have before us. I think the key word here is “foolish.” I am inconsistent, but I am reflective about my consistency. Let me offer some examples: I am …