Most of the things we busy ourselves with don't matter. The passage of time is a filter that can help us see what's truly important.
That's why ancient texts can be so insightful. Beyond the content itself, thousands of years of perspective add an extraordinary depth of meaning.
Today many people, especially in the tech industry, see themselves as being above previous generations because they have access to modern technology.
But technology doesn't change human nature. In every way that matters, we have been the same for a very long time.
There's a lot we can learn from our predecessors. After all, everything about our world is the product of the lives they lived.
Much like there's a lot we can hope to teach future generations, may they listen
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