It's hard not to feel overwhelmed in the vitamin aisle, with dozens of products claiming to boost energy, ease stress, and even extend your life. But don't assume that just any supplement can give you the confidence to start your day with a positive attitude. Let us not forget to take our tablets of joy, a boost of confidence, a drop of peace and a dose of love. Oh! and a little drop of sanity and serenity wouldn't hurt to carry us through our day as well.
This is a time when it is frightening to be alive, when it is hard to think of human beings as rational creatures. Everywhere we look we see brutality, stupidity, until it seems that there is nothing else to be seen but that--a descent into barbarism, everywhere, which we are unable to check. But I think that while it is true there is a general worsening, it is precisely because things are so frightening we become hypnotized, and do not notice--or if we notice, belittle--equally strong forces on the other side, the forces, in short, of reason, sanity and civilization.
I have to go to her, Lucan. For my own sanity, if nothing else. If I stay here, I'm not sure what good I'd be, to tell you the truth. She's the only thing that's held me together in a very long time. I'm a wreck for this woman, my friend. She owns me now." - Rio