Nassim Taleb has rapidly become one of my favorite authors, with each of his books being a reservoir of interesting and useful ways of thinking. He is a maverick and a dissident and I feel with each chapter I read, I become better at navigating in a complex and random world. I have compiled belowContinue reading “Skin in the Game”
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.
Potential The scene is of a family beside a grave, heads bowed. The sky dims, and the mother leads two children away. Looking back at his family leaving, the father stays for a moment longer. He grips a child’s crutch close to his chest and a tear falls from his face. The father lays theContinue reading “We Should be Judgmental: An Argument from Potential”