Capturing The Spirit of MEDIOCRITY!


Oh, at last! I’ve found another soul that understands, and appreciates MEDIOCRITY!
One “Old Coot” seems to understand the true value of mediocrity, and has put it into words so well. Here’s a bit of the short post that’s well worth reading. ~ sekanblogger

Up With Mediocrity

Brace Yourself for the Mediocre

“Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.” Joseph Heller

Coots want to honor mediocrity today. It is easy to take mediocrity for granted. It looks so easy but it is not. People fail to appreciate the difficulty in maintaining an even keel in life; charting that difficult course between accomplishment and blithering idiocy. Most people just  can’t manage this. Try as they might, they fail. They either excel at something without even noticing  or expose their stupidity because they don’t know how to maintain proper discipline.  Humans are complex and operate on many levels which makes the seemingly simple task of being mediocre almost impossible. Most people have some dimension of their being which stands out. There seems always to be some talent or skill which is unique or memorable and most people just don’t have the skills to cover it up. This is why for most people being mediocre is impossible. No matter how hard they try to tone down those areas, they just can’t do it. Something stands out.

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6 responses to “Capturing The Spirit of MEDIOCRITY!

  1. Sekanblogger,
    The Cantankerous Old Coots are honored to receive your attention and praise although as a principled mediocritarian, I recognize the fine line I am walking here. What might happen if I fancied myself an expert at mediocrity. I shudder at the thought, It may be my Kansas roots that started it all. (Both my parents were born in Kansas).

  2. I mean no disrespect, but it seems to me that what you guys are selling is not mediocrity but humility. IMHO. 😀

  3. ninjanurse

    Is mediocrity the middle way?

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