Sunday, December 13, 2009
He leaned across the table, his voice inscrutable, his demeanor relaxed. He said, "Human beings can speak an average of 150 words per minute, but they can think about 400. Do you know what that means? Well, it means that while you're talking, I am listening to what you are saying, disecting it, arranging counter arguments, and forming my rebuttal. You talk too much. You would do well to keep your points shorter because as long you're talking I'm going to have the advantage. So, go on, keep on talking, kid. I'm listening."