I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth. You are being programmed
Comparison is the thief of joy.Theodore Roosevelt Be cautious when you’re comparing yourself to others. You’re a singular being, once you’re an adult. You have your own particular, specific problems — financial, intimate, psychological, and otherwise. Those are embedded in the unique broader context of your existence. Your career or job works for you […]
I’m hesitant to post anything about the referendum. I respect all of you for whatever you voted, it’s your democratic right to do so, our forefathers fought to give us that right. Just like the Labour/Tory situation, one side felt morally superior and were more willing to post their views publicly. A majority, albeit a […]
Everybody thinks they have to build fucking Uber. Recalibrate what success looks like. Vaynerchuk is marmite, sometimes I love him, sometimes I don’t… this however is good. Worth a watch.
You shouldn’t have to look to others to provide you with your source of motivation. True, meaningful motivation must come from within. You must have a deep seated desire to accomplish your goals. If you aren’t filled with passion for what you do and you aren’t intrinsically motivated then there are no words that another […]
Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day…. I can’t help but wonder whether all this histrionic exhaustion isn’t a way of covering up the fact […]