And then I began to read and pay attention. The phrase was everywhere – in books, in magazines, online.
It was the first time something like that had happened to me. And as it kept happening I began to realize that just because something is new to me it does not mean that it is actually new.
Then I began to think of all the arguments of how everything has already been invented, it’s best to try to invent a better mouse trap, originality is dead. These ideas are most prevalent in school.
Now as a full fledged member of the real world – “A student of life” – as a friend of mine called me, I hope there are an infinite number of new and original ideas that help us all live better lives.
And I look forward to all of the things that are new to me but not new at all.