"In the end, money does not equal happiness. These days happiness is a good cup of coffee ... I don’t care about materialistic things anymore instead I focus on knowledge and experience and consider myself the wealthiest man in the world because of it."
That is the best lesson to know. Question, why did the weapon jam?
"In many ways, the Tet Offensive just reinforced the lessons of Ia Drang, from half a decade prior:"
For those unfamiliar with, 'the lessons of Ia Drang' see and read Joe Galloway images and descriptions. Galloway was a combat correspondent on the ground during the battle: http://weweresoldiers.net/campaign.htm
It certainly reads that way, though the bands that played at Woodstock were already successful. The way I see it: more like youngsters rushing to Hollywood to get into films except this time with a bit of luck, talent and product have a better chance at making to the top.
A positive article.
Deepak Jeevan Kumar: "a principal at General Catalyst Partners, led sessions at Interact, encouraging attendees to work in unsexy enterprise industries like cloud computing, which he thinks need new ideas. “The way that I would sum it up is that the intellectual curiosity of humans goes down as we start aging,” he told me. “Intellectual curiosity is correlated with imagination and ability to take risk. So that, combined with the fact that experience is mattering less and less to be an entrepreneur”"
"There are ten thousand men like you, George, who support the advancing technology of fifteen hundred worlds. We can’t allow ourselves to miss one recruit to that number or waste our efforts on one member who doesn’t measure up."
From Nine Tomorrows, as a final year student I remember reading this line from the short story prior to exams and relaxing for just a moment.