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