Elon Musk - He is not a mentor. I have not followed him in that way. His presence in the world is inspirational. A person who thinks beyond the limits of what exists, he stands apart from - say - someone who just makes lots of money. He is changing the world and changing - for me anyway - the capacity and habit for the rudest thinking, done with a purity of heart, courage and ruthlessness that is the quintessence of self-mastery.
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