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My recommendations for what to feast on when you’ve run out of articles to read and you’ve somehow landed here.
50 Ideas That Changed My Life by David Perell
Russell Conjugation: Journalists often change the meaning of a sentence by replacing one word with a synonym that implies a different meaning. For example, the same person can support an estate tax but oppose a death tax — even though they are the same thing.
68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice
The purpose of a habit is to remove that action from self-negotiation. You no longer expend energy deciding whether to do it. You just do it. Good habits can range from telling the truth, to flossing.
A worthy goal for a year is to learn enough about a subject so that you can’t believe how ignorant you were a year earlier.
After spending a lot of time investigating and comparing lots of ideas about how we can improve the world, we actually think some approaches are 1,000% better, or 10,000% better than others.
The Demolition of the Most Beautiful Library in America
Photos of the old public library in Cincinnati
In Conversation with Jay Gupta
My former professor on the philosophy of aesthetics.
If everything a particle interacts with behaves as if the particle had a mass of m, then it has a mass of m.
A world at your feet. Focused on, near, and around Oakland, California.
The Pragmatics of Project Communication
This point is so obvious as to often be overlooked: silence amounts to communicating that which one does not want to communicate.
Reality has Endorsed Bernie Sanders
A virus that will thrive in the intimacy of American poverty.
There are instances when a state devolves into anarchy in the winter – or the summer.
Asking why corporations are woke is like asking why Hispanics tend to have two arms, or why the Houston Rockets have increased their number of 3-point shots taken over the last few decades.
Our testaments to physical work are so often focused on the values such work exhibits rather than on the thought it requires.
China’s New Bridges, Rising High, but Buried in Debt
Read the comments.
Artists by Art Movement
You’ve got your Ancient Egyptian art, Ancient Greek art, Medieval art, Renaissance art, Post Renaissance art, Modern art, Contemporary art, Chinese art, Korean art, Japanese art, Islamic art, and what’s called Native art.
Step Inside Jacques Grange’s Storied Paris Apartment
The celebrated French writer Colette first moved to 9 rue de Beaujolais, overlooking the Palais-Royal garden in Paris, in the 1920s.
The way learning works is this: people guess what is correct and test it.
The individual is in fact a strategically ambiguous metaphysical concept, which has befuddled our understanding of not only ethics but also philosophy and science more generally through the centuries.
She studied Russian at the age of 56 because she wanted to read the original version of Leo Tolstoy‘s War and Peace (in Russian, course). Mary’s daughter gifted her the book and Mary read it while recovering from a surgery.
How To Create Your Best-Ever Bedroom
Photos of bedrooms – some quirky, others moody – all of which soothe me.
People claim to be explorers and to love frontiers, but they complain they can’t find the “next frontier” until it’s already mainstream. In reality, they’re not interested in frontiers, they’re interested in getting in cheap on the ground floor of a new city.
Aim small, miss small
Improve your archery accuracy and focus.
How Human Brains Do Language
One system, two channels.
On the Value of Curiousity
It’s basically a critic’s job to think in public, which is a scary thing to do depending on who’s your public.
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