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What If?

Have you ever had one of those days in which you had too much idle time on your h ands? You know exactly what I am talking about. It is one of those times when your thoughts are having thoughts. You turn around for no reason and say, huh? No one really said anything, the thought you just had was that stupid. You spend the next hour attempting to convince yourself you’re your thoughts aren’t r andom as they are. Guess what? Your thoughts are not only r andom, they are outright ridiculous.

I had one of those days recently. I am sitting there thinking and my thoughts are beginning to take on a life of their own. To avoid a catatonic meltdown, I shifted gears and went into an elevated state of thinking. I am talking about Socratic and Platonic type thoughts. You know those “what if” moments. I know that I am supposed to be talking about Insurance in California, just hold on.

As I began to ponder all of the “what ifs” that were going through my mind, I was totally humbled by the fact that I could entertain myself with such empty reasoning. Below you will find some of the questions that ran across my mind during this period of deep thought.

  1. What if it really never rained in Southern California?
  2. What if the same person is responsible for starting all of the forest fires in California?
  3. What if 90210 made another come back?
  4. What if the security personnel at LAX had to get real jobs?
  5. What if the W hotel really did provide anything, anytime, anywhere? Hum?
  6. What if Kobe Bryant…Naw, forget that one.

These are only a few thoughts that went through my mind, but then I realized that my thoughts weren’t as incoherent as I initially believed. First, if it really never rained in Southern California, there would be a drought, which would lead to dried out brush. This would lead to brush fires that are started by the same person every time. The fire would be so destructive that it would eventually destroy Hollywood, meaning that the next 90210 comeback would be postponed (this is called an act of God, or better yet, Divine Intervention).

LAX would eventually fall in the fire and those lazy security officers at the airport would be forced to get real jobs.

Amidst all of the chaos, someone at the W would pick up their room phone and press the “anything, anytime, anywhere” button to find that everyone was gone. Even Kobe Bryant…wait a minute, I said that I was going to leave Kobe alone. Boy I am tempted, but he’s my favorite player in the NBA.

As you are playing out this chaotic mess in your head, consider the fact that I only listed 6 questions out of about a hundred. Can you imagine what would have happen to the state of California if I listed them all? Now someone is sitting there thinking, “What in the world does this have to do with insurance?” A response like that just confirms to me that you were not paying attention. Everybody involved in this scenario needs some type of insurance. I would tell you how, but you need to figure some of this out on your own.

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