”When I die, my education dies with me,” Mr. Brookner observed that fall. ”All those years of Latin, French, Italian. We all share the same education, including television, film, music, events. But each person’s mix is slightly different. My...
is where long-haired freaky people run, dig, and hold public office.
Yes. You have a monkey mind. And we love you for it. We think it’s your super power. Take heart. The real reason you have so many interests is because you are a visionary and live with a sense of wander. You see the world differently than most. You are a noticer and life-long learner. You can take random pieces of knowledge and experience and put them together into glorious cocktails that change the world.
We Know. Your enthusiasm can be charming at one moment and off-putting the next. You often feel misunderstood. Your family and friends sometimes take a steaming dump on your ideas.
Don’t fault people who aren’t like us. We need them to earn stable incomes when we get fired or need to make a major career transition. We need them to post bail.
But we also need a community that can encourage and inspire us. We need you. And we think you are extraordinary.