Execupundit.com: Random Thoughts. When Michael Wade muses about random thoughts, my first inclination is the realization that there is nothing random about them. Decision making in compressed time is only fostered by contemplation without time restraints. The ironies of life become apparent upon reflection; but, reflection becomes a way of postponing the need to act with urgency and purpose. I disagree that technology may be taking us into a cave; I believe it is enabling us to expand our connections and our horizons. No assumptions here. But, every little thing counts. There really is a grand scheme of things. Think about it.