He is the typical example of "Paralysis due to Analysis". He has this elf image of an intellectual and he spends hours after hours analysing even going to a movie.
Then you can very well imagine how he spent all these 3 years to decide whether he can become a blogger.
Most of the people are too busy in analysing a project on how they can fail the project than exploring the ideas about how a project can be a success!
Of course one should undertake a study before starting something. But the research should only be a means and not an end in itself.
To me, the first is always the easiest to take and for many, it is the most hardest part.