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Musings 1317.344 How to be defiant

This weekend I watched The Defiant Ones, a four part documentary  highlighting Dr Dre, Jimmy Iovine and their relationship spanning several years (perhaps a play on the Sidney Poitier, Tony Curtis movie of the same name). The entire thing was about 4 hours, was well produced, informative and entertaining. I came away from it feeling two things: How these men from very different backgrounds crossed paths to do amazing things together, in the entertainment industry and beyond as well as inspired.  Talking with the Hubz he felt the same way, it's as if it were saying, " you need to stop wasting time, get up and make something of your life before it's too late!"  The long standing question has always been there, in the back of my mind while I get up at 5:15am, commute 40 minutes to work, one way, grinding away at the cube farm for a paycheck.  But what exactly is that thing? Hubz says he was never encouraged to be anything other than someone who works a regular job and