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On finding your life path: wise words from a 22-year-old Hunter S Thompson

Anastasia Ashman
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Anastasia Ashman

Before he became one of the best-known icons of literature and gonzo journalism, a 22-year-old Hunter S Thompson wrote a letter to a friend who had asked him for life advice.

"Every man is the sum total of his reactions to experience. As your experiences differ and multiply, you become a different man, and hence your perspective changes. This goes on and on. Every reaction is a learning process; every significant experience alters your perspective."

The timeless question of "how to live a good lif…