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opinions are like ass'oles

Opinions are like Ass’oles

I wonder if you remember the classic Clint Eastwood line: ‘opinions are like ass’oles, everyone has one!’ New Age spirituality encourages tolerance and acceptance for all and respect for a person’s unique place upon the path to personal enlightenment. This is a great premise but does not allow for the confusion between absolute truth/falsehood and all the subtle shades of grey which fall, rather irritatingly, between.  We humans tend to hold our beliefs as truth when often they are little more than opinion. And opinions are as abundant as Chimps, Cheese and ass’oles! My once held beliefs or opinions, (see how easy it is to interchange these two words,) now appear naïve and misinformed and, as the years pass, I am wide eyed aware that I am a work in progress and will remain so until the day I pop my well-loved, slightly scuffed clogs. I am open to the possibility that all is not as I once believed and am aware that what I hold to be true this week is liable to be …