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Atomic Habits is another one of those self-help books, but one I rather appreciated due to having specific, actionable ways to improve one’s life rather than just descriptions of behavior. His model for habits is essentially four steps: cue, craving, response, and reward.
“The payoff of a human venture is, in general, inversely proportional to what it is expected to be.” Nassim Taleb is one of the most interesting and unique modern philosophers. I learned A LOT from this book. If I could lodge a complaint, it is that he is not very good at making concepts easilyContinue reading “The Black Swan”
I first heard this poem on The Portal with Eric Weinstein, where his son shared this poem as being a paradigm shifter for him on the topic of poetry. I agreed. Especially the finally stanza. It’s crude and animalistic. The best word I can use to describe it is raw.
I’m really quite a fan of Douglas Murray, he is such a clear thinker and writer. The “madness” he describes are really the numerous inbuilt contradictions within many of the new social justice movements. He, as a gay man, critiques the coalitions built upon sexuality, feminism, race, and transgenderism. Some of the many contradictions include: