Quote from post: "It's uncomfortable to stand up in front of strangers.
It's uncomfortable to propose an idea that might fail."
Quote from post: "But initiating is rare and valuable and essential."
Quote from post: "It's your choice about whether or not you do anything with them [ideas], but please don't tell me you don't have any good ideas."
Quote from post: "If you have a book to write, write it. If you want to record an album, record it. No need to wait for someone in a cubicle halfway across the country to decide if you're worthy."
Quote from post: "The accepted state is to be a cog. The preferred career is to follow the well-worn path, to read the instructions, to do what we're told. It's safer that way. Less responsibility. More people to blame."