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<title>What super-power do you want? </title>
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What super-power do you want?
</p><ul>
<li>Invisibility?</li>
<li>Flying?</li>
<li>Stop time?</li>
<li>Read minds?</li>
<li>Immortality?</li>
</ul><p>
Do you ever play this conversation-game? Ask a group of friends this question. It's interesting to hear different people's answers, and what they reveal.
</p><p>
When I was a kid, I wanted to <strong>fly</strong>.
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When I was a teenager, I wanted to be <strong>invisible</strong>. (Probably to sneak into girl's rooms and watch them undress.)
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For the last 20 years, I wanted to <strong>stop time</strong>. (So much work to do! Never enough time!)
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But recently when this game came up with a friend, I realized that for the first time in 20 years, I didn't want to stop time. I've changed. My new super-power is I want to <strong>know everything</strong>. (Speak every language. Know every fact. Understand the universe.)
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A year from now, it may be a different answer.
</p><p>
Whenever I went to a book store in the last 10 years, I'd go to the <strong>business</strong> section (as <a href="http://sivers.org/book">you can see, here</a>.) But this past year, I was more interested in the <strong>travel</strong> section (<a href="http://sivers.org/how-was-india">India</a>, <a href="http://sivers.org/asia-diary">Asia</a>, <a href="http://sivers.org/iceland">Iceland</a>, etc.)
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A month ago I found myself wanting to take two years off to go visit 24 countries for one month each. I was quite seriously considering this!
</p><p>
Last week, I found myself in a book store again with a friend. She needed to go the the travel section, so I went with her, but found I had no interest anymore. Something's shifted. <strong>I want to work again. Vacation is done.</strong>
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Sometimes you don't notice these changes in yourself until a conversation-game or book store reveals it.
</p><p>
So, since we're here talking anyway, I'm asking you now: <strong>What super-power do you want?</strong> Please leave a reply, below.
</p><p>
<em>(Not sure what super-power you want? Take <a href="http://www.gotoquiz.com/what_superpower_suits_you">this cute quiz</a>.)</em>
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<img src="http://sivers.org/images/superpower.jpg" width="333" height="500" alt="http://www.flickr.com/photos/nacaseven/1324730325/" />
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