One of my clients is on the committee of a museum, and other committee members were calling him crazy for buying outside of the zone they deemed safe. ‘Why’d you buy that?’ they’d demand. I told him what to say the next time they ask — and it’s the only answer I think is valid. ‘Because I like it.

–Paul Kopeikin

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6 Comments

  1. It is the only reason that I am a photographer. So that I can shared what I see and like.

  2. Fine for personal decisions, but not sure if that cuts it when spending OPM (other people’s money)

  3. I imagine it continued something like this:

    “But why, may I kindly ask, do you like it?”
    “Because I said so, dammit!”
    “Okay then, well, let’s move onto our next item of business: nominations for new committee members.”

  4. One of my clients is on the committee of a museum, and other committee members were calling him crazy for buying outside of the zone they deemed safe. ‘Why’d you buy that?’ they’d demand.

  5. One of my clients is on the committee of a museum, and other committee members were calling him crazy for buying outside of the zone they deemed safe. ‘Why’d you buy that?’ they’d demand.

  6. One of my clients is on the committee of a museum, and other committee members were calling him crazy for buying outside of the zone they deemed safe. ‘Why’d you buy that?’ they’d 1demand.


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