When Paul Graham first posted this, it was all the rage and was extensively being shared everywhere. As much as I was tempted to read it, I was overcome with my aversion to things that become a trend. The fact that it was a 1-hour read didn’t help. Now that the ho-hum has died down, my mind allowed me to check this off my reading list. A few paragraphs into it, I realised that this is a gem. One that I’ll need to keep coming back to.