I think there should be a bit more distinction in your meditation. Maybe it's there and I just missed it. But I feel there's a big difference in 1. rolling your own because you don't know the wheel exists already, 2. rolling your own to learn how that particular wheel works, and 3. rolling your own to be able to say that you did. But of course these aren't necessarily mutually exclusive.
Just my two copper-plated zinc bits.
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