‘30% of you are going to fail this course.’
‘Look to the person to your left and the person to your right.’
‘One of you isn’t going to pass.’
I looked to the left and to the right.
The people sitting next to me did the same.
‘That won’t be me,’ I thought.
It was me.
The professor wasn’t finished.
‘What you learn now will be different in 5-years.’
We were in a biology class.
7-years later a new textbook came out with a bunch of updates.
He was right. Twice.
Not only did I fail the course, I failed a course which (as of now) was teaching the wrong information.
If the beard is grey, trust what they say.
17-year-old me didn’t respect the grey beard.