Thursday, November 25, 2021
In 1999 the book "The Knowing - Doing Gap" was published, and in one of the great wasted efforts of writing/publishing, we already knew about the gap, and we continued to do nothing about it, as usual.
Here's the idea, in its earliest known form, by Confucius (551-479 BC):
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Lesson from Elon Musk this morning on Twitter in reply to this question:
Q. (from @flcnhvy)If you’ve dealt with anxiety in your life (especially the physical symptoms of it like shaking, dizziness, feeling lightheaded etc) — what helped you the most in overcoming that?
A. (from @elonmusk)Accept worst case outcome & assign it a probability, which is usually very low. Now think of good things in life & assign them probabilities – many are certain!Bringing anxiety/fear to the conscious mind saps it of limbic emotional strength. Cheery fatalism is very effective.