Some advice for being a person in the year 2020, couched in a conversation about TikTok. Of course, there are reasons clear paths exist, they are good paths. And we should absolutely do our best to utilize them. Otherwise, it is very easy to get lost. But we lose something when we never look to the side to see if there might be another way, especially when the other paths get real clogged up...or blocked by a big shitty tree that just fell across it.