The frontier is not some romantic fantasy forever lost to the remote and inaccessible past, privileged to a fortunate few pioneers who lived way back when.
Experience teaches me again and again that there seem to be a lot more reasons… and a lot more ways… to say NO rather than YES to opportunity.
Experience teaches me again and again that “willpower” does not exist.
Imagine, if you can, the utterly astonishing moment a human being discovers that he has “lived” for decades without knowing that he could be somebody.
Even if the universe demands nothing from me...
Yesterday, my life seemed a praiseworthy success story.