Reality has a surprising amount of detail – John Salvatier

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Reality has a surprising amount of detail

John Salvatier

Reality has a surprising amount of detail13 May 2017

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My dad emigrated from Colombia to North America when he was 18 looking looking for a better life. For my brother and I that meant a lot of standing outside in the cold. My dad’s preferred method of improving his lot was improving lots, and my brother and I were “voluntarily” recruited to help working on the buildings we owned.

That’s how I came to spend a substantial part of my teenage years replacing fences, digging trenches, and building flooring and sheds. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned from all this building, it’s that reality has a surprising amount of detail.

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Reality has a surprising amount of detail