Our lives are a mix of kinder and more wicked environments than we tend to think. We have clear evidence that our approach is just not working and yet we try the same thing over and over. On top of that, there are politics and personal complications which runs us into disincentives – logic that doesn’t compute right and leads to bad assumptions. The key, I’ve found, is to have a sense of a larger purpose.
There is nothing quite as miserable as the act of throwing yourself against a door that won’t budge. As being stuck inside your own fetish for punishment because you can’t step back and understand that every situation is telling you something…”