Words

Words

Words

Selected wisdom

Trying to master the best of what other people have already figured out.

Selected wisdom

Trying to master the best of what other people have already figured out.

Selected wisdom

Trying to master the best of what other people have already figured out.

World view

Life is about deciding what you want to be and creating the abilities required to reach your goals.

Growth

Your growth as a conscious being is measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations you are willing to have.

Embrace challenges even when path to achievement is not immediately clear.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

– Aristotle

Timing

About 99% of the time, the right time is right now.

Greatness

The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.

Consistency

Nothing beats small things done every day, which is way more important than what you do occasionally.

Learn

Dont keep making the same mistakes; try to make new mistakes.

Life lessons will be presented to you in the order they are needed. Everything you need to master the lesson is within you. Once you have truly learned a lesson, you will be presented with the next one. If you are alive, that means you still have lessons to learn.

World view

Life is about deciding what you want to be and creating the abilities required to reach your goals.

Growth

Your growth as a conscious being is measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations you are willing to have.

Embrace challenges even when path to achievement is not immediately clear.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

– Aristotle

Timing

About 99% of the time, the right time is right now.

Greatness

The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.

Consistency

Nothing beats small things done every day, which is way more important than what you do occasionally.

Learn

Dont keep making the same mistakes; try to make new mistakes.

Life lessons will be presented to you in the order they are needed. Everything you need to master the lesson is within you. Once you have truly learned a lesson, you will be presented with the next one. If you are alive, that means you still have lessons to learn.

World view

Life is about deciding what you want to be and creating the abilities required to reach your goals.

Growth

Your growth as a conscious being is measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations you are willing to have.

Embrace challenges even when path to achievement is not immediately clear.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Timing

About 99% of the time, the right time is right now.

Greatness

The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.The first step in becoming great is recognizing that you’re likely not already great. In fact, it comes from recognizing that there is no such thing as greatness at a specific instance in time.

Consistency

Nothing beats small things done every day, which is way more important than what you do occasionally.

Learn

Dont keep making the same mistakes; try to make new mistakes.

Life lessons will be presented to you in the order they are needed. Everything you need to master the lesson is within you. Once you have truly learned a lesson, you will be presented with the next one. If you are alive, that means you still have lessons to learn.

Brain wires

Trying to understand how we're wired.

Thinking

Our reasoning is context-dependent and mostly based on simple heuristics.

Thinking

Our reasoning is context-dependent and mostly based on simple heuristics.

Thinking

Our reasoning is context-dependent and mostly based on simple heuristics.

We tend to disproportionately ascribe successes to our own abilities, and failures to “bad luck”.

We tend to disproportionately ascribe successes to our own abilities, and failures to “bad luck”.

We tend to disproportionately ascribe successes to our own abilities, and failures to “bad luck”.

The route with which we arrive at a given situation dictates how we think about it.

The route with which we arrive at a given situation dictates how we think about it.

The route with which we arrive at a given situation dictates how we think about it.

In retrospect, we always find patterns, causes and explanations in past events, but they are mostly useless for predicting the future.

In retrospect, we always find patterns, causes and explanations in past events, but they are mostly useless for predicting the future.

In retrospect, we always find patterns, causes and explanations in past events, but they are mostly useless for predicting the future.

We are inherently poor at understanding the impact of rare events.

We are inherently poor at understanding the impact of rare events.

We are inherently poor at understanding the impact of rare events.

Emotions

Emotions can help us make decisions, but also overwhelm our capacity for rational reasoning.

Emotions

Emotions can help us make decisions, but also overwhelm our capacity for rational reasoning.

We feel emotions first, then try to rationalize an explanation for them. This means emotions have a stronger influence on rational thinking than the other way around.

We feel emotions first, then try to rationalize an explanation for them. This means emotions have a stronger influence on rational thinking than the other way around.

The route with which we arrive at a given situation dictates how we think about it.

The route with which we arrive at a given situation dictates how we think about it.

Technology

We have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.

– Edward O. Wilson, late 1920s

Technology

We have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.

– Edward O. Wilson, late 1920s

Artificial intelligence is whatever hasn't been done yet

– Larry Tesler, early 1970s

Artificial intelligence is whatever hasn't been done yet

– Larry Tesler, early 1970s

Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.

– Melvin Kranzberg, late 1980s

Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.

– Melvin Kranzberg, late 1980s

We spend 25% of our lives in artificial social systems. It shapes the way that we now thinks.

We spend 25% of our lives in artificial social systems. It shapes the way that we now thinks.