Do the Nosey-Pokey

Intellectually most of us accept the complexity of everyday life. Emotionally most of us prefer clarity. The tension between complexity and clarity is at the heart of most human stories — comedies and tragedies and each of our daily dramas. Integrating what we carefully discern with what we spontaneously feel and then doing something constructive can be treacherous. Below is a bit of comedy that, at least to my taste, acknowledges both what is real and our preference for something less complicated. Please listen long enough to hear Colbert sing (about 100 seconds in).