"Shadows in the flame. - The flame is not itself as bright as those that it illuminates: so, too, the wise man." - Friedrich Nietzsche from Human, All to Human I

I guess that made us the illuminated. This is a photo (poorly edited, sorry) of my former paintball team, Chicago Farside, before we went pro. From left to right: me, Ben, Kyle, and Jason. Paintball, like Randy Pausch's head fake theory, taught me more than any single person or school ever could.