From the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary ---
Main Entry: thought·ful ---
1 a : absorbed in thought : MEDITATIVE b : characterized by careful reasoned thinking (a thoughtful essay)
2 a : having thoughts : HEEDFUL (became thoughtful about religion) b : given to or chosen or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and wants of others (a kind and thoughtful friend).
I am trying to be both heedful and meditative.
Friday, March 07, 2008
Tim Blair (who always gets it) says that Australian ex-PM John Howard gets it.