He has many intelligent friends but few wise ones. And one of his wise friends pointed out the fallacy in his thinking.
It's good that he's observing but he should do something with the observations. And that something shouldn't be just anything. It ought to induce positive change. Not just observing, he considered slowly, but observing and participating.
From the corner of his eye, he saw his worn notebook. A quote was scrawled carelessly across the white cover in red ink.
'The best way to experience Life is to live it.'