Things I’ve learned as I’ve grown up

  • It’s not worth getting upset about
  • No matter how stupid or useless a person seems, there’s something he’s (or she’s) better at than you are, and you should respect them in that area (no matter how little you respect them in other areas)
  • It’s less frustrating to assume that people are basically well-intentioned, rather than assuming selfishness, laziness, corruption or carnality in their motives.
  • Most political disagreements aren’t over logic or conclusions, but exist at a much more fundamental level with underlying premises
  • Whatever can go wrong for a Philadelphia sports team, will