Reflect on your deepest held beliefs and convictions. Anything that you know for sure, deep down inside, should be able to withstand such questioning. Challenge them. Open them up to debate. Invite their contention.
An amazing talk from Pinboard creator Maciej Cegłowski at this year’s XOXO Festival. While he focused on Henry David Thoreau, his humor, personal story, and advice make the talk well worth your time. (Transcript)
How about these “rules”:
- Be a good person.
- Forget everything anyone tells you about what “being a man” is…
- Pretty simple.
Stereotypes, expectations, and labels are tiring.