Recurring themes throughout my conversations. So far, they have made reality make more sense to me & helped decipher the world.
Bad environment can be overcome by strong beliefs. Maybe it’s like a stone by the sea, over time the waves of bad environment wear away at the strong beliefs.
Inverse - Bad beliefs can be overcome by strong environment. The easy counter here is looking to all of the people raised around successful friends, but failing to find success or happiness themselves.