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By Thoreson | Tempest in a Coffee Cup | 27 Apr 2021

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."

Frank Zappa

In today's crazy world, it is easy to get caught up in the "next new thing", whether its crypto, financial products, trends, or even movies. The problem is that a lot of these are just the same old thing, dressed up in new packaging and with a ton of hype. Everyone is chasing everyone else, and no one is getting anywhere. 

Slow accumulation.

Slow appreciation.

Negative satisfaction.

I am going to challenge you. Don't chase after everyone else. Stop searching for the next big thing in the same old places from the same old people.

I challenge you to deviate from the norm.

Do a random search on your favorite search engine.

Listen to a random song on your streaming service of choice.

Or better yet --

Go outside and look at the sky. Feel the sun on your face. Listen to the sounds around you. Let the world fill your senses and inspire you to find a new path. Don't follow everyone else, forge your own path. Deviate from the norm and find your own way.

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