Sanity vs. Insanity

  • Jan 29, 2002
  • 421 Words
Sanity vs. Insanity
Sanity is based on an individuals level of intelligence. The sane individual may envelop a substantial amount of "book smarts". The sane may also be quick learners, speedier typists, and fast workers. Does this make them better individuals?

The sane makes a mockery of those who are different. They laugh at what they do not understand. The sane take advantage of life. They are wasteful and inconsiderate. They are materialistic.
The insane spend their lives trying to understand. They strive for acceptance, and only want to blend in. A visit from a far away relative is far more important than finding two-hundred dollars. Running a race is more important than winning the marathon.

The sane will beat, kill, and steal to be on top. They want riches and fame. They strive for respect and honor at anyone's expense. The sane are unstoppable. They know everything. They are you and I on days when we have to be at work on time. Move out the way! You're driving too slow! It doesn't matter that we had to take extra time to get our hair together. It doesn't matter that we forgot to wash clothes, and had to take extra time in finding something to wear.

The insane get up early for work. They ask for assistance in getting their clothes together to mirror you and I. They cherish each precious moment of life. The extra time on the highway lets them notice their surroundings. How the rain sounds when it drops on the window shield. How moist the ground will feel against their shoes. They also notice that angry person in the car behind them that keeps blowing his/her horn. That person who yells profanities out of their car window. The insane are unable to control their emotions and are easily hurt.

However, the sane allow their emotions to control them and take advantage of other people. They speed around the van and slam breaks. They require constant attention. Everyone must go out of their way to accommodate them. The...
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