Thank You For Being Late by Thomas L. Friedman

  • Introduction

    • The whole introduction is a great manifesto on patience, waiting, and reflection

    • "Knowledge is only good if you can reflect on it."

  • He talks about how to be a writer, especially an opinion writer, with the purpose of changing the world

    • you need set of values that informs what you advocate for

    • you need to have a coherent view of the world

    • it needs to be inspired and informed by real people, not just abstract principles

  • 2007