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I observed that most of the musicians I encountered in their 50s, 60s and 70s didn't appear to be loving the life anymore, so I decided I would leave music entirely

That's kind of impressive, an application of the "outside view" in just the way recommended by Daniel Gilbert's "Stumbling on Happiness".

I know someone who compared lifespans of poets vs. prose writers, and went into prose as a result.

0rhollerith_dot_com9yAgree: the vast majority are not rational enough to be able to do that.

Welcome to Less Wrong! (2010-2011)

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