Phil Parker (tigertoy) wrote,
Phil Parker
tigertoy

Super powers (part 2)

I feel like writing something in my journal, but I don't know what.

I could talk about the wrens that seemed to have a nest on my morning walk, but since I can't post a picture, I've already pretty much covered it.

I could talk about how annoying it was to have a flat tire last night, or to have to pay $500 for new tires, but that would be whiny.

So instead I'll go back to an idea I hinted at earlier. My previous entry was titled "part 1", and I did intend to have more parts.

If you could have any one super power, what would it be? To develop it further, if you could have a second power, what would that be?

The primary ability I wish for is telepathy. Depending on how you define things, it might be one power or many. The first thing I want to be able to do is to know what animals are really thinking, to be able to let them really know that I love them and mean them no harm, and to know how they feel in return. Secondarily, I'd want to be able to do the same thing with humans, to let them really know my feelings toward them and to know how they felt in return. Communicating more complex thoughts mind-to-mind would come next, and lastly the ability to change the mind of someone who meant to hurt my friends so they wouldn't.

The secondary power I wish for is healing. To be able to sense what's going on inside my own or another body; to be able to reach in and fix it; and ultimately, to be able to rearrange things that aren't actually broken to make them better or more suited to the owner's desires.
Tags: life, philosophy, whine
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