Persistence is magnitudes more important than intelligence, to despair and disregard when challenged is in fact the dumbest fucking thing you can do. If you get mad sure you may break a few things but if you give up you break yourself. Always asking why and never giving up has made me who I am, people think they can learn to hack but in reality; hacking is a set of philosophies which enable a person to become immensely skilled and you can only be shown the door. To question everything around you is terrifying at first but you learn to become numb to the cold vulnerable state of answering to no authority and owning everything you can. absolute responsibility. no excuses.