How Elon Musk Learns Faster And Better Than Everyone Else
Michael Simmons
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Include age and experience. What do you get? A: Wisdom.

And you can learn wisdom as well. Study the aphorisms and old wives tales and deconstruct the strange sayings of our grandparents. That is wisdom writ large — but in a forgotten language.

Ever wonder why we still have wars and depressions and famines and other man-made disasters? It is because we don’t learn from history. As soon as the generation which lived through a previous disaster drops off the perch and no-one is left to remember … history goes on repeat!

Elon is special. He needs to distill his learnings and document his vision. The most important audience will be himself in a few decades. But I wouldn’t mind peeking into that for myself!