by adam mathes
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Distance and Experience

When you have youth but lack experience, it’s hard to understand the time in which you’re living, because you have nothing to compare it to.

But it’s very easy to live in that time. To be a part of that time, to be in that time.

With experience you can begin to understand what surrounds you. You have context. You can compare and contrast with what came before.

But with this context comes distance. It may be easier to understand, but harder to be a part of it.

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