Aimee Mullins was born without fibula bones in her legs, which were amputated below the knees when she was an infant. A lot of people would consider that condition, occurring so young in life, a pretty big disadvantage. But Mullins likes to think of adversity simply as change to which we haven’t yet adapted. “For most people, adversity is a setback that signals something they have to overcome,” she says. “I prefer to see it as an opportunity to use it to discover potential, develop skills and create something new.”
Johnny:Well, there's a Bible story... God... God took a rib from Adam and made Eve. Now maybe men chase women to get the rib back. When God took the rib, he left a big hole there, where there used to be something. And the women have that. Now maybe, just maybe, a man isn't complete as a man without a woman.
Rose:[frustrated] But why would a man need more than one woman?
Johnny:I don't know. Maybe because he fears death. [Rose looks up, eyes wide, suspicions confirmed]
Rose:That's it! That's the reason!
Johnny:I don't know...
Rose:No! That's it! Thank you! Thank you for answering my question!
“By analogy with biodiversity, which is thought to be essential to the long-term survival of life on earth, it can be argued that cultural diversity may be vital for the long-term survival of humanity; and that the conservation of indigenous cultures may be as important to humankind as the conservation of species and ecosystems is to life in general. The General Conference of UNESCO took this position in 2001, asserting in Article 1 of the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity that “…cultural diversity is as necessary for humankind as biodiversity is for nature”—Cultural diversity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
“변화를 아는 사람은 한마디로 혁신적인 비즈니스를 창조할 수 있는 사람이다. 그는 습득한 지식을 통합할 수 있으며 지식을 재해석할 줄 아는 능력과 집요한 관찰로 사물에서 본질을 추출해내는 능력을 지니고 있다. 변화를 아는 사람은 머리로 사고하지만 두뇌뿐만 아니라 몸이 가지고 있는 전체 인지능력을 동원해서 정보를 수집한다. 그런 사람은 사물에 대한 집요한 관찰과 사유로 기존 지식과 느낌을 섞어서 새로운 발견을 찾아낸다. 변화를 아는 사람이 새로운 발견을 할 수 있는 것은 느낌에서 출발한다. 그리고 그 느낌을 새로운 발견으로 만들기위해서 논리와 기존 지식을 통해 검증하며 새로운 발견을 허구로 만드는 모든 장애를 극복하면서 결국 희미하게 존재하던 느낌을 구체화된 실체로 만들어낸다.”—