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The Art of Being Unreasonable

There is a wonderful quote by G.B. Shaw that goes like this: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in adapting the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” Being unreasonable can mean someone who doesn’t listen, someone who is difficult to deal with. Imagine a man out on a ledge and people below shouting, “Bob, be reasonable!”. But it’s also about living into a future that you have invented, versus repeating the past. Continue reading

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