Have you noticed how people suddenly become ‘wise’ and profound on New Years’ Eve?
Are they normally that insightful?
I understand the habit of reflection and self-betterment that has become the norm in New Years’ celebrations in Western society, yet every year I am amused by how many people suddenly become philosophers as the calendar clocks over to another year.
I wonder how often these people reflect in their day to day, and how I can participate in conversations with these people. Will they tell me their wildest philosophies? Their innermost desires for improvement in person?
I’d love to know, and every year I get a glimpse on the 31st of January.