For every up, there's a down, life is a rollercoaster, chaos brings order, war brings peace, sadness brings joy, and Santa brings toys. Over the last decade I have been battling a mental illness, a spiritual war, you can say. I endured many sleepless nights of chaos and torment. However, there were good times spread throughout that struggle. It has been a period of growth and development. In retrospect, I noticed the world around me is struggling with it own personal afflictions as well. The world as a whole is growing in many ways and developing. New "revelations" come out every day. Staying true to yourself is hard in times like these because as it goes, "what is true anyway." I suppose I have rooted my self in something that is true to me, Tool. The music is genuine so I imagine the men that make this music, genuine as well. So let's do them a favor and stick with their program. I'm sure it will work out, as it always does for Tool. I ask that we lay off, "when's the new album coming out," instead we should enjoy what we have. I'm sure there are underlying circumstances that Tool cannot divulge at this time. So let's understand, and be patient, like Maynard says, in "The Patient." Thank you. -OD
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