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Let's say you saw somebody walking up to your front door and they had this big brick of gold. How many wish that was true? Here's a big brick of gold: "Ah! A reward! Now I can go buy that thing. I can do what I always wanted to do!" But as the person got closer, you could see that the brick of gold had a chip on the side and that it was actually lead underneath. How many of you would still say...
Student Talks: 12/6/2019 - Key Lesson: Patience is painful to those parts of us that believe rushing is natural, necessary, and required of anyone who wants to be a more productive human being.
Rushing through life lends anyone in a habitual hurry the feeling of being "important." But loans such as these come at the high cost of always havingto justify one's impatience -- as when trying, in vain, to convince ourselvesthat our impatience (with others) is a necessary evil along the way to that"greater good" towards which we imagine we run.