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Justify What You Chase Or It Will Eat You Alive.

An excerpt from my personal journal during a metamorphic moment of my life.

Photo by Alexis Fauvet on Unsplash

August 16th, 2021–2:43AM

I am sitting at gate 36 of El Dorado airport in Bogota, ready to return to the U.S. after a long vacation and start the next chapter of my life. I love moments like these when you feel the imminence of a…



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Sam Padilla

Crypto @ Google Cloud — I write about philosophy, tech, self-development, and the future of humanity.