Re: Excelling at Everything

Michael Lorrey (
Sat, 09 Nov 1996 16:51:27 -0500

David Musick wrote:
> In the "Universal Translators" thread, Michael Lorrey wrote to me, "I'm an
> engineer, your an
> artist (?)"
> I'm an engineer too, Mike. I love designing things and making things and
> studying other people's designs. I'm sure I don't have as much experience as
> you do yet, since I haven't been working at it as long as I'm guessing you
> have.
> I'm also an artist. I create lots of different forms of expression, using
> lots of different kinds of materials.
> I'm also lots of other things. I'm a writer, a musician, a deep thinker, an
> athlete, an actor, a scientist, a mathematician, a technologist, a teacher,
> and many other things. I enjoy working in many many areas. In most areas, I
> am only a beginner now, but I am progressing quite rapidly in every field that
> I engage myself in.
> I prefer not to limit my intelligence and creativity by using them in only a
> few fields of endeavor. I want to do many things and excell at everything I
> do.

Good for you. I also try to follow Heinlein's definition of what a true
human should be able to do....