Don’t waste your time worrying over running out of time. Rest easy in the surety you will run out of time.
It’s the sad nature of all things to forget more than what is remembered. It is man’s happy obligation to document all that will pass.
I imagine many men are too weak to know the difference between a hot fire necessary for forging something amazing, and just indulging in a hot fire.
When I grew up, the people and roles that were put forth as ‘heroes’ were vetted and limited by media and industry. Tabloid media barely existed, and big name newspapers and tv shows didn’t have to sink to the lowest common denominator in order to compete for readers and viewers, because the number of competitors was a fraction of what it is today. As a result, the bar was higher – media reported on heroes like fireman and astronauts and scientists and police officers and teachers (there were bad things too, of course, but the reporting on those things wasn’t […]