The characteristics of interesting content, Ryan Holiday on how to digest books, and the “Tom Sawyer Effect.”
C.S. Lewis on the disconnect between student and teacher, Nassim Taleb considers disinformation and salient details, and the See-Do-Feedback practice…
Sextus Empiricus’ “Outlines of Pyrrhonism”, the trap of optionality, and what Renaissance painters can teach us about reality and perception.
An introductory anthology to essential philosophy topics, the problems of context collapse and content collapse, and the evolution of language in…
The Baader-Meinhof phenomenon, reflecting on the status games you’re optimized to play, and thoughts on virtue signaling.
Dan John’s no-frills fundamentals, a practical lesson in ergodicity, and understanding strategic culture through games.
Scott Young looks at “desirable difficulties” in learning, a list of eponymous laws (e.g., “Murphy’s Law”), and the trade-offs that come from “making…
The superpower of low expectations, a guide to the psychology of pricing, and an instructive demonstration of the Socratic method.
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