“If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” – African proverb
In the biological world, the evolution of a species happens at a generational level, not within the lifespan of an individual.
Both going fast and going far are legitimate goals. According to the African proverb, the distance of the destination and how quickly you want to get there dictate the choice of whether you do it alone or with the rest of us.
One person’s ideological resistance to change is another person’s strategy for the long game. Persistent, patient impatience by a courageous, relentless few, is how the collective imagination expands.
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