Having my mind blown by Victor Frankl repeatedly

What is people’s biggest problem today? Trying. To. Be. Happy. Nassim Taleb writes, “Happiness, we don’t know what it means, how to measure it or how to reach it, but we know extremely well how to avoid unhappiness.” Look at the mass neurotic triad- Depression, Addiction, and Aggression. In one study of alcoholics, 18 out […]

Words to Live By

Nassim Nicolas Taleb quotes on success “You are alive in inverse proportion to the density of cliches in your writing.” -Taleb “You want to be yourself, idiosyncratic; the collective (school, rules, jobs, technology) wants you generic to the point of castration.” -Taleb “There is a distinction between expressive hypochondria and literature, just as there is […]