“If you will it, Dude, it is no dream.”

This fellow blogger has a writing style and thinking style very similar to my own.

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"If you will it, Dude, it is no dream." -Walter Sobchak

“If you will it, Dude, it is no dream.” -Walter Sobchak

The human will. Our way of forcing ourselves to do what we think we never could. Phrases like “You gotta push yourself,” or “mind over matter” characterize how we enforce our will, how we make ourselves to do things.

This quote, from the famous Cohen Brothers film “The Big Lebowski”, is one of those that I think is very applicable to everyday life. “If you will it, Dude, it is no dream” says the boisterous and often non-sensical Walter Sobchak to the spacey and easy-going Jeffrey Lebowski, or, as we know him, the Dude. Though it may seem like Walter is just spouting off, like he normally does, this quote holds a lot more weight than people give it credit for.

Think about it for a minute. If you will it, it is no dream. Think about all the…

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