achievements

Some thoughts on the potential of youth — by Nima Moghaddas

“Every generation of youth, drawing inspiration from the same divine impulse to cast the world anew, has seized the opportunity to contribute to the latest stage in the unfolding process that is to transform the life of humankind.” [1] This was the central conviction underlying the online youth conference I took part in last weekend. …

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Age and success: why are we so obsessed? — by Tara Corry

Mozart wrote his first symphony aged 8. Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved child, was the first Black woman to have her poetry published in North America aged just 13. Greta Thunberg is changing the way governments are thinking about climate change aged 17. There is something uniquely depressing about the achievements of those younger than our-selves. Why …

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