Elitism

Alba Weathering and Effects

“Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man…
It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest.
Once the element of comparison is gone, pride is gone.”

C.S. Lewis.

I have never been a competitive individual in my time; if you are too busy trying to get ahead of the pack, you miss the joy of the journey.
All of us have our own sets of skills and talents; how we use them is for ourselves alone to choose.
I get satisfaction from creating a model that looks like a living, working machine in miniature.
I get enjoyment when someone looks at a model I’ve created and comments to the effect that what I’ve created is exactly how they remember such things back in the day.
Yes, I enjoy seeing my creations in…

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About maxstafford60093

Scotsman in exile. Lover of Scotland's railways, land, people and culture. Always got an ear for new and interesting music. Politically of the left and most definitely repelled by the shallow and narcissistic. An unlikely jazz-cat mod rocker with punk tendencies; a bit 1968, a bit 1977 with a distracting overdub of 1958... Most often found outdoors with my four legged buddy!
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One Response to Elitism

  1. Ian Norman says:

    The greatest enjoyment always is the result of a positive response from others. Better to be remembered as somebody willing to give their time to help others than many (all?) of the alternatives. Keep up all of your good work.

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