A mind, once expanded by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes
Crossing over to the New Island will have you saying good-bye to the old mind-sets and moving forward to embrace the new.
Imagine you've chosen to set out on your adventure; you're in the car, buckled up, and ready to go. Excitedly you pull out of the driveway onto the main road. You're finally leaving the noisy, polluted, chaotic city of LoseDeLosa. On the radio, Annie Lennox is singing her song about sweet dreams for those who want to abuse and be abused, and you think, Wow, what a coincidence! The words totally describe the destructive policies governing LoseDeLosa, where everyone plays life and business as though they're in a dog-eat-dog world. Just the other day your acquaintance, on the way to ripping off a few people at work, told you about this online computer game she's been playing called LoseLose, where each time she kills another player's alien, her opponent loses an actual computer file, and each time she blasts one of the spaceships into smithereens, her opponent loses an actual application. You can't help thinking that mutually abusive relationships never really should have had a place in human history, but they've definitely outstayed their time. Over shouts and crowds ...