The Manic Pursuit of More, More, More
We live in an era where more isn't enough any longer. We tend to crave for more and we're made to believe that it is a good thing.
While we crave for more content, we often forget to check the quality of the content nowadays because we are told that constant consumption leads to more productivity which leads to more efficiency and results to more predictability which they can use to make us want to consume more. We are drawn to quantity because we feel that it is real and tangible.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
The basic rules that we need to apply:
Hanlon’s razor is a potent mental model which can be used in any situation where our first instinct is a negative assumption. Any wrong hypothesis related to the bad intentions of others is counterproductive and can play havoc in our lives.
Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning.
Taking even 15–30 minutes every day (especially during the morning) to read uplifting and instruct...
But you don’t have to constantly be battling your fears. You only need to be courageous for 20 seconds at a time.
If you courageously confront fear for 20 seconds every single day, before you know it, you’ll be in a different socio-economic and social situation.