What is Most Important To You?

What you ask yourself is what you will be. Ask yourself nothing, and operate on your brain’s autopilot, and you’re…

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Stay Focused in a Confusing, Modern World with 3 Ancient Stoic Principles

Confusion, outrage, mindless politics, and soulless corporate pandering – these are the things that dominate our world today. They look…

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You Don’t Have All The Time In The World

A few days ago, I learned that a member of my other project, the OBD Wiki, had died. The cause…

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The Simulation Hypothesis: Can You Take Advantage of It?

You might be aware of the so-called “simulation hypothesis.” To put it in absurdly simple terms, the postulation is that…

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Act, Don’t React

I dropped my belief in free will long ago, many years before I became familiar with the rules of persuasion.…

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He Who Endures the Most Unfairness, Wins

People tend to make excuses to avoid work or hardship, a phenomenon that I call the Excuse Demon. One of…

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Success Doesn’t Come Gradually, But in a Sudden Burst After Long Stagnation

At the turn of the 20th century, medicine wasn’t far advanced. Things had gotten better, true. The advances of the…

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Giancarlo Stanton, Derek Jeter, and the Importance of Ending Well

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard the news over the weekend that blew up the baseball world…

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