03 // The Notorious RBG and What We Expect of Our Heroes

I had taken pages and pages of notes - yet I had no better understanding of Ginsburg or the meaning of life to show for it. Ginsburg's responses were by and large already on the record. Later, a friend of mine pointed out that expecting someone to address the meaning of life might be an unreasonable expectation. I replied that it might be, but then again that was the whole point of the lecture. Her comment got me thinking, however. What is fair to expect of our role models and heroes?

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