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Anyone can leave the body and do astral traveling, but they have to believe that ‘ they can do ‘ this. It is quite useless for a person to put out repelling thoughts of disbelief, or thoughts such as ‘I cannot do’ such a thing. Actually, it is remarkably easy to Astral Travel when one gets over the first hurdle of fear. Fear is the great brake.
I don’t think I realized what was going to be the hardest part of becaming an artist until I dove off the diving board … first I had to overcome a pre-speculated idea of me. I had to sort of burst through that and introduce myself, and that was the first hurdle, and then now sing in front of everybody, and then that was the second one, and I’m the offspring of – you know, who I’m the offspring of – I had a few hurdles to get through, no doubt about it. But the scales never tipped in the other direction too much.
It may seem like I came out of the blue. But, my road was long, windy, full of hurdles, and even some dead ends. I lost family. I lost friends. I even lost my way. When I reached what felt like rock bottom, I realized I had a responsibility to everyone who believed in me and to kids, like me, who just needed a chance and something to believe in.
Like running the hurdles. Work so hard, jump over every one, fast, high enough but no higher, because you can’t afford to hang in the air. And then, when the race is over, you’re dripping with sweat, either they beat you or you beat them … and then a couple of guys come out and move the hurdles out of the way. Turns out they were nothing. All that work to jump over them, but now they’re gone.
Students are too busy jumping through the next hurdle in the résumé race to figure out what they really want. They are too frantic tasting everything on the smorgasbord to have life-altering encounters. They have a terror of closing off options. They have been inculcated with a lust for prestige and a fear of doing things that may put their status at risk.
After 25 years of buying and supervising a great variety of businesses, Charlie [Munger] and I have not learned how to solve difficult business problems. What we have learned is to avoid them. To the extent we have been successful, it is because we have concentrated on identifying one-foot hurdles that we could step over rather than because we acquired any ability to clear seven-footers.