Patrick Byrne: What is the measure of a good life?

Patrick Byrne: I’m not . . . ’m not sure that there is a meaning. I really am not. But if there is a meaning, it’s gonna be found in . . . in the service you provided. Did you move the ox cart of civilization along a couple of feet? Or did you just rest in the back? Or did you just ride in the ox cart? You wanna be . . . you don’t wanna be riding in the . . . A lot of people riding in the ox cart and they wanna, you know . . . they wanna whip the people who are trying to pull it, and they wanna tell them all the things they’re doing wrong. And they wanna tell ‘em how much better they could pull if they were doing it. But they’re riding in the ox cart, and you definitely want to be one of the guys pulling it, or at least putting your shoulder to the wheel, if anything.

Recorded on: 10/29/07

 

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