The pursuit of mastery and the mastery asymptote

The pursuit of mastery and the mastery asymptote Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, in his poem “A psalm of life” (here), wrote the following: Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,Is our destined end or way;But to act, that each to-morrowFind us farther than to-day. I think what he is talking about is the pursuit of mastery. The pursuit […]