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More Inspiration Than You Can Handle

Sometime's it's easy to find inspiration. Some people's ideas just blow your mind... for awhile. Once the excitement, the "I can do this!" wears off though, it can be tough to become re-inspired by the same person. I find it especially difficult to become re-inspired by people who motivate for a living, with the purpose of making you better... for a price. The best, most inspiring person I can think of though, is Henry Rollins. He doesn't fill a hotel hall with people who pay exorbitant amounts of money to sit through a lecture that teaches you to be a better person, only to be disappointed when the lecture itself fails to bring about the change they were looking for in their lives. He tells a story about himself. Whether it's all the hell he went through as the young punk lead singer of Black Flag, having bodily fluids thrown at him, having gear stolen by the same bar owners that paid the band to play, having to eat canned dog food because anothe