Question: If evolution is real, why are there still monkeys?
Answer: If Australians/Americans came from Europe, why are there still Europeans?
Well said. Though not the answer.
Truly inspired by Steve Jobs in so many ways.
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes.
The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.
About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They invent. They imagine. They heal. They explore. They create. They inspire. They push the human race forward.
Maybe they have to be crazy.
How else can you stare at an empty canvas and see a work of art? Or sit in silence and hear a song that’s never been written? Or gaze at a red planet and see a laboratory on wheels?
We make tools for these kinds of people.
While some see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
Kudos to Walter Issacson for writing such an awesome biography and for not portraying Steve as a saint.
And to Steve Jobs for allowing the truth to be told.
Then again, the truth being subjective.
Knowing he was imperfect made me look up to him even more. Both books changed my perspective of the behavior of our society, Steve Jobs and Atlas Shrugged.
Education has it’s way of molding us to the society’s standards. Standards set by whom? We think rationally instead of following our intuition. Yet whose rationales are we following. Sympathizing with the weak while penalizing the strong. Condoning the guilty and sacrificing the innocent. All in the name of the greater good and public welfare. For whose sake really?
All it has achieved is mediocrity across societies. Where it is against the norm to excel. Where rules & regulations, morals and values are placed to hinder and obstruct excellence. Where an act of goodness penalizes oneself such that people think twice about lending a helping hand. We’ve created such a self centered and mediocre society stewing in our own filth.
And we wonder why..