Basically there are 2 ways of looking at any situation :
The way things supposed to be. The way things are.
The First Club people see things from the second perspective above. They don’t waste time thinking about wishing things to be different “if i Only have this, i would do that” . They adapt themselves to the world. As Teddy Roosevelt once said ” Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
On the other hand, The Second Club People reject the way how things are and insist on seeing things as they ought to be (the first perspective above). Those people will bring their own ideas to the world . As George Bernard Shaw once said ” The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends upon the unreasonable man.”
Mark Twain once said “Every man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds”
I remember some of us chose the first club and some chose the second and we all tried to give reasons for our choices.
The professor then said: the best answer is to be in both. The first club will serve you well on the short term and the second club is better for you on the long term. You need to see “things as they are” if you want to accomplish anything on the short term but you need to