That’s not a great record for humans, especially those last two world wars. What triggers such conflict? What is the foundation that begets war? I feel it is a lack of imagination, understanding, empathy and altruism.
Climbing combines many of the great metaphors for life because it’s all about efforting upwards, climbing to a new plateau, getting to the mountain top (and we all know there are many paths to the mountain top), choosing the path of least resistance, it’s not the arrival it’s the going.…
Outliers: Defined as something or someone that is outside or separate from the norm, be it behaviorally, statistically or geographically.
Let’s just regard a person for a moment who might be labeled an ‘outlier’ from what they have accomplished when compared to the majority of humans. There are many people who take up playing the guitar, but there are very few Eric Claptons and Jimi Hendrixes out there….or Elvis Presleys.