Is being stubborn good?

In this first dialogue of A Singular Domain, Heron tells Stick how to be successful. Stick – Say Heron , as you seem wise and patient, what do you think about being stubborn? Heron – Ah , Stick, you always worry! What do you think I do all day perched on my two legs if…

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How can doubt lead to knowledge?

Doubt and the search of knowledge are linked, says Bird, yet singing is much better.  Stick: Tell me, Bird, you sing and always seem merry, don’t you ever have any fear or doubt? Bird: Of course I have, Stick, but I’ll confide you a secret since you seem ready to listen to me: I sing…

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Everything comes to those who wait

Where we see that indeed, and thanks to Stick, everything comes to those who wait! Stick: Blue berries, you are so pretty, does it mean everything is easy for you? Blue berries: Alas no Stick, we are pretty but what good is it to be pretty if those for whom we prepared do not want us? We…

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What do Guardian Angels do?

Stick asks Angel how he can claim to be the guardian of all and justify the evils of the world. In some cases, does he protect the victims or the bad guys? There follows a tight theological discussion. Stick: eh, here you are, Angel, I was looking for you. Angel: I am always with you, Stick, you should know…

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How to be stubborn?

Stick goes back to a previous discussion he had with Heron about being stubborn. He understands the benefit of having consistency, but wonders how to be sure the initial decision was right. Stick: Heron, do you remember that we debated whether stubbornness was a quality or not? Heron: yes, of course, you were talking so loudly…

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