Always wondered how NC would put his answer to The Question—
WHAT HAVE I LEARNED?
—but felt sure it would go to say this!
What we don’t know about anything can be overwhelming. But his humor seems to say the universe has a laugh of relief in store for anybody who really works on their learning—forget about it, kid, no one can know much, but try again soon!
In grad school Orals I had to choose & discuss 200 “crucial” books. Problem was, just to choose them meant reading the library! Forget about it.
It’s all in the trying. Long live this exemplary man—