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You have one life. We tend to define people by a few narrow identities, but humans are broader then that.
We are creators, parents, partners etc. Putting people in boxes goes aga...
Books read is a vanity metric, a signal for intellect, but a weak one.
You should read books for understanding. If a book looses your interest, drop it.
Social media made us into individual celebrities. But being famous is a bad objective. You want to be rich and anonymous, not poor and famous.
Fame has a price, and it's not wo...
All people want to be rich, healthy (which in modern times means being fit) and happy. Most people focus on being rich alone. But you don't want to be rich and live a life that...
Contracts are very powerful. We humans make contracts with others but we do make contracts with ourselves. Desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want.
We used to think that our effort correlates linearly with our outcomes. The more effort we put in the greater the results. But now e live in an infinite leverage world, where your actions can be...
Not work hard from 9 to 5. Repeti...
People want freedom. But if someone has to tell you when to show up at work, how to behave, then you are not a free person. It's how things have been in the industrial age.
… the idea of the state providing a monthly pay-check to all citizens, is seen as the panacea for work displacement caused by automation. But it’s a non-solution to a non-problem.
People who talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) automating programming have never written serious code. The AI performance is blown out of proportion, it won't achieve general level in our lifet...
…and Happiness is Peace in motion.
You can't achieve peace by focusing on external problems, because those are infinite. You gain peace by focusing on internal problems, and giving ...
The biggest mistake in learning is memorization. When living life you want to have a deep understanding of what you're doing and why you're doing it and how it works, from first-principles.
The question of meaning of life is more interesting that the answer. The answer basically is "because".
We don't have a set meaning programmed, we are dynamic. Life is meant to b...
What you really want is freedom. Retirement = freedom from your money problems. There are 3 ways:
It's all going on in your head. Whatever you think you believe will very much shape your reality. The world reflects your own feelings back at you.
However, reality is neutral. ...