Some days you really don’t know what to do anymore. You are asking yourself, why am I going through all this? To what cause do I actually contribute with my research? What is in it for me? Who is actually interested to find out what I am researching? Why am I doing this?
The famous biologist E.O. Wilson – he started his career with researching ants and he had to go through a lot of trouble to actually be able to go to university – explains crystal clear why it is important what you are doing. A clue: ‘The world needs you. Badly.’
Watch this TED-talk and you will be aware again why it is well worth the trouble to do your research!