11 How To Evade Discouragement
The Lorado Taft sculpture
(Fountain of Time) at the end of the Midway Plaisance in Chicago depicts the
human family endlessly springing up ignorant, occupying the world stage for a
period, and retreating into oblivion. It inspires introspection--"what am I
doing with my turn on stage?"
Once I have become aware
of my existence, surviving requires a threshold work ethic and realizing
meaning requires a higher perspective. An even greater achievement is
initiating improvement that endures beyond my physical presence. Hope is to
seek a world renewed.
How well do I play on the world stage? Quantitative analysis (measuring) is a
tool to improve my effectiveness, but my unique value is not established by a numerical score. Staggering unpopularity
cannot take away the positive result of whatever is good in me. Quality, more
than quantity, sets the mark that I leave on the world and makes me immune to
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