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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.

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what an honorable fellow

It’s terrible to be selfish. It’s bad for you and it’s bad for me. Altruism is the ideal! You must sacrifice everything for the good of whatever isn’t your good. Don’t you dare do that thing for you!

We share some very confusing morals. Whoever proclaimed sacrifice Read the rest of this entry »

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