Last week one of my greatest influences had a birthday.
Through action alone, this man taught me three essential lessons that shaped who I’ve become and will stick with me for all my days:
1) Everything in this world - no matter how seemingly disparate - is intricately and harmoniously connected.
2) Humans possess the unique capacity to determine their fates and can reject constrictions that nature or other human beings attempt to impose on them.
3) Birds are fascinating.
To celebrate, I wrote a song in honor of this wise virtuoso titled “Vitruvian Man”.
Happy 568th Birthday, Leonardo da Vinci.