You must surrender whatever preconceptions you have about music if you're really interested in it.
Rhythm is the life of space of time danced through.
If you take the creation of music and the creation of your own life values as your overall goal, then living becomes a musical process.
I understand about the relative strengths of people, and I don't think people have to be anything. They can be nothin' if they want to be.
I discovered very early that it wasn't quite enough for me to imitate people.