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  • Jeff shared from Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    Large corporations and governments do not seem to understand this rebound power of information and its ability to control those who try to control it. When you hear a corporation or a debt-laden government trying to “reinstill confidence” you know they are fragile, hence doomed. Information is merciless: one press conference “to tranquilize” and the investors will run away, causing a death spiral or a run on the bank. Which explains why I have an obsessive stance against government indebtedness, as a staunch proponent of what is called fiscal conservatism. When you don’t have debt you...
  • Jeff shared from Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    George Santayana: A man is morally free when … he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
  • Jeff shared from Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    George Santayana: A man is morally free when … he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity.
  • Jeff shared from The Ego Tunnel by Thomas Metzinger
    shown, gamma-band oscillations, caused by groups of neurons firing away in synchrony about forty times per second, are one of our best current candidates for creating unity and wholeness (although
    Note: meditators
  • Jeff shared from The Myths of Innovation by Scott Berkun
    The most useful way to think of epiphany is as an occasional bonus of working on tough problems.
    Note: epiphany
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Jeff McNeill