8 Reasons Why Overthinkers And Worriers Are Usually Creative Geniuses – According To Science Loved #7: “Genius is pain,” because nobody is driven to create out of comfort. As a rule in general, human beings do not change until not changing is the less comfortable option. We don’t want happiness, we want comfort. It requires an extraordinary amount of discomfort to achieve genius levels of function.
"That said, I was all for the struggle, mainly because it so irritated the fundamentalists. I wanted gay people to get the right to marry, and then I wanted none of us to act on it. I wanted it to be ours to spit on. Instead, much to my disappointment, we seem to be all over it." -- David Sedaris - A Modest Proposal - The New Yorker