“Obvious” Is Not a Synonym for “Real”

One of the most common causes of our failure to see good things is the insistence that goodness must always be obvious; that if something is truly real, then its existence should require little effort to recognize.

We’re not made apathetic by life itself. We’re made apathetic by our assumption that we would never have to endure creative challenges as a prerequisite for perceiving beauty.

If you’re growing weary in your looking for sights worth seeing, try to keep the following in mind: Things that are easy on the eyes aren’t always apparent to the eyes.

Save as PDFPrint

Written by 

TK Coleman is the Education Director for Praxis. He has coached dozens of young people and top performers from all stages of life. He’s the author of hundreds of articles and is a frequent speaker on education, entrepreneurship, freedom, personal growth, and creativity. TK is a relentless learner, has been involved in numerous startups, and has professional experience ranging from the entertainment to financial services industries and academia. Above all else, TK is on a mission to help people embrace their own power and expand their own possibilities.

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments