I believe there are few real people on the planet. Most seem to have an axe to grind. An agenda to further their cause or livelihood. Most who go through advanced education, end their curiosity at employment, and focus on their vocation.
Maya Angelou, died today and will be both missed and remembered, as a real person on the planet. While not a graduate of an institution of “higher learning”, she immersed herself in life. She was a prostitute, madam, writer, civil rights activist, poet, writer, traveller, and beautiful intelligent person. A real person on the planet who dove into the deep end of pool with joy and confidence. Her writings and actions have made a difference in the world. Here are a few quotes: