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If you were only going to read two books to improve your productivity and general quality of life, I’d make this one of them.
(I’d make the other one Mastery by Robert Greene.)
Things need to end. Sometimes the thing that needs to end is… Continue reading
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a. Simple action, one goal: get it out of your head and onto some reference point (paper, screen, recording) so that you can free up mental space to do work (instead of just storing a list of work to do).
b. Paper method: get a piece of paper, notebook, index cards, whatever. Spend 10 minutes writing down every single thing you… Continue reading
Topic: the human search (drive, desire) for comfort.
- Comfort-seeking behavior in humans
- Comfort as a motivation
- Comfort as related to fear: fear as enabler for survival, then security, then to comfort. How do those things all relate to one another? Diverge from one another?
- The effect of comfort-seeking
- Comfort-seeking vs. risk-seeking — is that really a true dichotomy? Because for
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This is an interesting book. Drummond was an interesting fellow.
Basically, it was the late 1800s, Darwin had published On the Origin of Species about 20 years earlier, and everybody was freaking out.
“RELIGION!” VERSUS “SCIENCE!” in the showdown of thought, rationality, faith, and so on and so forth.
Drummond… Continue reading