Red Lights, stop signs, long lines at the grocery store–ask people whether they think of themselves as patient individuals, and most will probably say “No!” Patience is not one of our strongest virtues, especially in our microwave society.
We live in a world that wants results now, a culture in which cherry picking of information runs rampant, and an age when resources like Google allow the moderately informed to fancy themselves experts. Forget the idea that doing something for 10,000 hours makes you a master of that something. In today’s world watching YouTube videos for 10 seconds makes you an expert. Continue reading