And what is the Tea Party movement other than a counter-revolution? It comes cloaked in religion and fiscal responsibility, but scratch the surface and you’ll find privileged distress: Change has taken something from us and we want it back.
You can always pick out insecure people, by listening to how many backhanded compliments and subtle insults they hand out. The people who try and act like they have it all together are usually the biggest messes!!
Also: "The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -- the little soon-forgotten charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment, and the countless infinitesimals of pleasurable and genial feeling." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge