Deeds not words?

My friend Mark posted this on Facebook a few days ago, a plaque on Chapel Street that says ‘DEEDS NOT WORDS’. I was wondering what others think of the statement? As an activist I like deeds, but I often find that when we start 

doing things we need to talk and reflect about what we’re doing, what the outcome is, if we need to revise what we’re doing… I think we end up in a dangerous situation if we get to the point of thinking we know what we’re doing and how to go about it, and that we no longer need to reflect on or discuss the work. At the same time I think that we can get bogged down in reflection. My friend Rob has said that we can end up in ‘paralysis by analysis’. We need to have a constant rhythm of action, reflection, action, reflection,

action, reflection, action, reflection,

action, reflection, action, reflection, action…

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