#71 A brief summary of what I learned not…

“Our purpose is to be useful, to make a difference, to increase knowledge, to point the world in the right direction if it's off course." — Andri Snær Magnason in On Time and Water. Two decades ago, I wanted to be useful, make a difference, and change the direction of the world. Thus, I joined a program at our university focused on international development and North-South relations. I was going to be a development worker, improving the lives of more disadvantaged people, or so I thought.

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