“Not verbatim, but something about life's lessons, if you have an electrical problem, try turning off, then on, works every time.'Yesterday was your first Thanksgiving, and it is time for me to impart to you the secret of life. ... Everyone is flailing around, winging it most of the time, trying to find the way out , or through, or up, without a map. This lack of instruction manual is how most people develop compassion ... Ii know exactly one other thing that i hope will be useful: that when electrical things stop working properly, ninety percent of the time you can fix them by unplugging the cord for two or three minutes. I'm sure there is a useful metaphor here.'”
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