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Matt Damon playing Will in Good Will Hunting, solving a near-impossible math problem … as a janitor.

The 2019 Problem with Fulfilling Your Potential

My girlfriend and I watched Good Will Hunting recently.

It tells the story of Will Hunting, an off-the-charts genius, and his soul-crushing dilemma. Remain true to his roots and have a fine, normal, happy life with his hoodlum friends? Or set sail to maximize his potential instead — take the road fraught with failure…

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Maarten van Doorn

PhD philosophy. Essays about why we believe what we do, how societies come to a public understanding about truth, and how we might do better (crazy times)