and yes I accept that this applies to me, that's why there are things I believe that will never see this blog. Because the risk to benefit ratio is far too lopsided. The word to those wise enough to hear it is think first, plan long, and use your intellect guided by experience not unchecked emotion or blind fervor.
I can honestly say that times that I've acted or spoken with unthinking passion were some of my poorer moments, leave such to the poets and the artists. I don't remember who said, "There is always time to think, maybe not a lot of time; but if you ever find yourself in a situation where there isn't any time to think then you've already lost."