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am_Unition  ·  3044 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Forget About It: Your Middle-Aged Brain Is Not On The Decline : NPR

Things like Batman getting trained by a master in a wooden palace on top of a mountain, man. Mr. Miyagi training while getting his cars waxed. Ender's Game before the twist. I'm such a sucker for that sort of thing. I think it's the combination self-improvement and guilt-free success while still unrivaled by the main antagonist.

It's unfortunate that leading a balanced life is so difficult, especially when the opportunity skews against the proles. Because your job is... your job..