The View Gets Better the Longer the Journey Lasts


There are tipping points. Key instances past which the world changes. The effect is often immediate, shocking and irreversible. And then there are changes that happen at a seemingly glacial pace, some lasting so long that a human can live his whole life and not notice them. But both of these are nevertheless, in essential ways, equally momentous. Then there are the changes that take place at a pace that is somewhere in between. Most in life are of this type, I would venture. They are those we notice when we have occasion to glance back to contemplate upon, and which awe ...

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