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By Dean Johns

Living and learning

Of the myriad prescriptions that I’ve encountered for living life to the full, one of the most compelling to me is Mahatma Gandhi’s exhortation to “live as though you die tomorrow; learn as though you’ll live forever”.
    
But unfortunately I find it impossible to put into practice for several reasons, not least of which is the fact that, as applied to any one moment in time, this wisdom is hopelessly paradoxical.