Monday is reset day. Here are a few things that could be fun to remember:

Mario Savio’s Free Speech Movement Speech 1964

There is a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious, makes you so sick at heart, that you can’t take part; you can’t even passively take part, and you’ve got to put your bodies upon the gears and upon the wheels, upon the levers, upon all the apparatus, and you’ve got to make it stop. And you’ve got to indicate to the people who run it, to the people who own it, that unless you’re free, the machine will be prevented from working at all!

Aristotle Onassis, according to Nassim Taleb in The Black Swan, managed his entire business empire with one notebook. Demonstrating that we need much less information to make decisions than we think we do.

Friedrich Nietzsche is one of my favorite people for caring so much about the truth while still being able to hear it when it spoke. He found our hypocrisies at the most basic levels.

how confused

Marvin Minsky said

In general, we are least aware of what our minds do best.

Which is another way putting Derek Sivers’ idea that what is most obvious to you is the thing you should share because it’s probably what isn’t obvious to others.

On The Road is being adapted into a film. The trailer highlights this quote from Kerouac:

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars…

Email still matters in a world with Facebook. I’m currently taking one of the most exclusive internet marketing courses you can get. The guys is all about building up email lists because they create a stronger connection to people you know you can reach than standard social media. This is obvious when you email a friend instead of posting something on their wall, it’s just more personal.

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe opened with this:

what a treat

Douglas Adam’s series of hilarious space fun has been hilarious fun.

Space picture of another place in the universe.

that happens in our home universe

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