It could happen even to someone nice August 10, 2012August 10, 2012 Tetman CallisTetman Callis 7 Comments “A person whose financial requirements are modest and whose curiosity, skepticism, and indifference to reputation are outsized is a person at risk of becoming a journalist.” — Louis Menand, “Browbeaten” Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint Post navigation Previous Previous post: Next Next post: 7 thoughts on “It could happen even to someone nice” Journalism. That’s one word for it. Reply CJ, what’s another? Reply Damn. I missed my calling. Reply Averil, a person gets lucky. Reply Another word for the sensibility described is artist. And I’m not afraid or ashamed to call myself one. Reply This is good. For reasons not worth going into here but not unlike many persons’ reasons, for a long time I had difficulty identifying myself as an artist. Add to that the perversion of American culture with its message that you’re not something unless it’s how you make your living. I prefer the Nietzschean stance. Reply Tetman, I am all about the over soul, the Nietzschean energy and the Nietzschean stance. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.