I’ve alluded to the 1980’s film The Neverending Story before, and I will again because it is rich with little nuggets of wisdom that transcend time, generation, gender, and industry.
When the hero, Atreyu, has to pass through the Sphinx’s gate, his self-confidence is challenged. The test for anyone trying to pass is to make it through without the Sphinxes opening their eyes.
“The Sphinxes can see right through you,” the old scientist, Engywook, warns Atreyu. “Brave men find that they are cowards.”
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