This brilliant creator of stories puts it so well:
"It's amazing how people define roles for themselves and put handcuffs on their experience and are constantly surprised by the things a roulette universe spins at them."
-Sir Terry Pratchett
It makes me ponder Stibbons (if you read his work, you'll get that!) how I limit myself with roles I've defined for myself or by attachments to concepts I've formed.
The upside is that I recognize how flexible I can be, and that I am willing to change, learn something new, and evolve beyond fast-held beliefs and concepts, about myself and the world...
Although I still see myself as a Caribbean beach bum and that image compels me to surf, dive, live in cut-offs and tank tops, and drive around in a beat up island jeep, I realize I may have to let that concept go
...Small actions in a dynamic system will trigger vast and unexpected changes