The fast pace of technological change turns us all, in a sense, into “perpetual novices”, always on the upward slope of learning, our knowledge constantly requiring upgrades, like our phones. Few of us can channel our undivided attention into a lifelong craft. Even if we keep the same job, the required skills change. The more willing we are to be brave beginners, the better.
A fantastic argument for the value of a liberal arts education & for embracing a lifetime of shoshin (“beginner’s mind”).
The joys of being an absolute beginner – for life | The Guardian