By now, he realized that the only way to reach out to his people was to
truly become like them... not just in terms of common ethnicity but to
get into their minds... that is to begin doing work that they do, to eat
like them and drink like them, and to start thinking like them. All
these felt new to him for he has forgotten how to live like them. He
would continue to do this without complaint for forty years. By then,
he will look back and ask himself, "was it worth it? "