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Steve Jobs: What if you knew "life was made up by people that were no smarter than you . . . ?"

CJ Westerberg, December 5, 2011 9:01 PM

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"Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again."
-Steve Jobs


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Just when you thought you were over talking about Steve Jobs . . . .
another quote or video pops up that makes you go, "Hmm," this is one of them.
Via PBS - Steve Jobs: "One Last Thing" documentary.  Excerpt:  

"When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and
you're life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into
the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money.

That's a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that
other people can use.

Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again.
"

Second video is the trailer to the documentary.  Both are fun and thought-provoking. 
No surprise here.
  





Watch Steve Jobs: One Last Thing - Promo on PBS. See more from pbs.

  • I have been thinking about what comes next. I am beginning to know that I not only can or should but must work for the greater good. I want to work any way I can to help grow well-adjusted, motivated, curious, knowledgable people. I will be contacting you shortly, Catherine - thanks for posting to Mark Suster's blog. You cannot put the genie back in the bottle once you know.

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