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Insights that could change our lives

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When facing a problem we tend to generalize so we can approach the problem at a systemic level. We do this when building products but also in how we conduct our lives. However, it's mostly premature:

  • Abstraction is a form of optimization and should not be done before t...

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A leading question inquires about whether the other person agrees or not with a statement. Interrogative ones start with what, why, when, who, where

"Did you like the song?" (leading) vs "What did you think about the song?" (int...

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Lincoln once said: "I hate that man. I must get to know him better"

Instead of using your initial instincts about a person to guide your future interactions, use curiosity. Seek to know them better.

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We think that being in the know is important for us personally. And that it's also a duty of a well-informed, responsible citizen. 

You can better understand the world if you cut the news. News is rarely as important as they seem and act as addictive drugs, giving us dopamine hits all the t...

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