It’s great to be young, it’s exciting to be a bit of a wandering hippie for a little while.
Emphasis being on “a little while”.
Eventually the vast majority of us must grow up, which means striving to have a meaningful connection with the world of work.
We like to think that real, lasting insight comes from these sudden, dazzling moments of spiritual ecstasy.
Sometimes, that happens. More often than not, however, real insight is the result of effort over time. Not nearly as sexy, but there you are.