The friends you surround yourself with and the connections you make are individual minds. Each one represents a particular set of operating norms, way of thinking and a means of understanding the world. Open-minded, positive, vibrant, people raise the bar and lift the horizon of possibilities for everyone. A group of individuals blindly pursuing their own agenda leads to dissonance and blunts the edge of every mind.
Don't just choose your friends carefully. Choose how you are with them too.
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