Tuesday's article by Natalie Angier in the Times on dragonflies—Nature’s Drone, Pretty and Deadly, resurrected Andrew Mountcastle's mini clip, Frog Fail 2. It is above all an icon of failure deserving of wider recognition. (Not to mention an affirmation of this blogger's own tenuous self-esteem.)
|The Sisyphus Sign is from dorje-d's photostream.
Nothing Succeeds like
Success Failure. Shouldn't Mountcastle’s froggie share center stage with Munch’s The
Scream and the endless loop of Sisyphus? And how about with the "demotivational" poster below, which speculates, It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a
warning to others.