August 31, 2010 But should more and more of us throw our golfing hat in the ring of “other life”, the fields of commerce, and bigger (or at least different) ponds? Does law school and “the profession” make many of us so risk-averse, passive and routinely academic in our approach to life that it knocks the will and energy to lead out of us? Or were we just that way from the beginning? — What About Paris?: Is lawyering “a life on the sidelines”?