Despair is Not an Option

Bernie Sanders once said, in the middle of a political campaign, “Despair is not an option.”

 But that is true in more than politics.  It is a fundamental principle of life.

One time or another, everyone gets exhausted and wants to throw in the towel. (Know where that expression came from?)


Firefly took that “one step” further..


Galaxy Quest.

Even when you are clueless as to the real situation

The point is obvious.  Even if you think the game is rigged, you can’t win unless you bet.

And what else were you doing with your life anyway?  Slogging it out with screen time, lots of snacks, and a dolly to get you from one room to another?