“The farther you go, the less you know.” When Lao-Tzu wrote that line some 2500 years ago, he meant that the essential truths of existence can...
“The farther you go, the less you know.”
In Beijing, the joke among hacks is that, after the drive in from the airport, you are ready to write a column; after a month, you feel the stirrings of an idea-book; but after a year, you struggle to write anything at all, because you’ve finally discovered just how much you don’t know.\n
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