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The monotony of the ‘monopath’

Anyone who’s familiar with life in India, where even the most mundane of tasks can turn into an exhausting and mind-boggling experience, Continue reading “The monotony of the ‘monopath’”

Specialization is for insects

Jack of all trades
Jack of all trades (photo credit: The world of playing cards)

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

Robert A. Heinlein

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