My Take Punchy, to the point, and no longer than it should be. Vizi's work will stand the test of time. For fans of wisdom, old stoics, and nothing flashy. I gave it 10/10 because it's what I need right now, and what I think most people will need at multiple times in their life. … Continue reading Economy Of Truth: Practical Maxims and Reflections
The fan overhead, lowest setting. The natural wood walls. The open dirty windows. Crisp morning, central Oregon. Hundreds of families were here before us, thousands after. We acknowledge the universe, a sincere bow in how we spend our days together. Nothing to strive for, everything complete, except the exploring.
Thinking without acting is a good way to convince yourself of grandiosity. Everyone has delusions, and all delusions are delusions of grandeur. Action is a good way to wake up from delusion. Action is living, of which we must throw ourselves in headlong.We must throw ourselves headlong into the art of living, or else we … Continue reading Thought ≠ Action
Working as hard as you can is good, but not as important as one might think. It’s the quality of decisions, the thing we work on, that matters the most. Workin on a thing consistently, yet slowly, is worth 1000x working fast and hard on multiple things. It took me a long time to realize … Continue reading On focus and keeping the main thing the main thing
We all love mental models, but the real magic comes from synthesis. I train people on powerlifting: squat, bench press, and deadlift with a barbell. It’s usually very heavy weight, and it makes people uncomfortable in the beginning. There’s many queues: Squeeze lats, destroy earth, push the button ... They are reminders for the lifter … Continue reading On synthesis of knowledge into wisdom