April 5, 2020
The tendency to like or love

The tendency to like or love

Admiration also causes or intensifies liking or love. With this “feedback mode” in place, the consequences are often extreme, sometimes even causing deliberate self-destruction to help […]
April 3, 2020
The hard thing about hard things

The hard thing about hard things

The hard thing isn’t dreaming big. The hard thing is waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat when the dream turns into a nightmare.
April 2, 2020
Wasting the gift leisure time

Wasting the gift of leisure

The energy that could be used to focus on complex goals, to provide for enjoyable growth, is squandered on patterns of stimulation that only mimic reality.
March 31, 2020
Learning value judgments the hard way

Learning value judgments the hard way

At what stage on life do you decide that one thing in the world is better than another. This is the construction of my early value hierarchy.