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Monday, June 06, 2005

How many of us grownups look back wistfully on the decades of our twenties and wish we had this kind of focus and clarity of purpose?
I must learn economics. I will throw aside everything else to learn it [...] I have spent 20 years on this earth, and only have about 60 years of useful life ahead of me. I have no more time to learn the fallacies which I am to refute. I have no more time to learn what a sick, diseased body looks like; I must learn what health looks like. Both time and my patience are short.

I wish him success. I was going to say I wish him luck, but I suspect luck will have nothing to do with it.