Every so often, I amuse myself by going through the archives of my favorite blogs and reading stuff I'd long forgotten about. Sometimes they make me laugh, sometimes I sob, sometimes I'm inspired to say aloud, "Mm-hmm! You go, boy/girl/whatever."
Let's hop in the Wayback Machine and visit a post from the dim and distant past, courtesy of the inimitable LawDog. It's a lesson in common sense vs. emotion that I find enlightening.
Be sure to read the comments as well.