About Zhu Xudong

Well, it's just me and me after all.

Public Notes


Recent Activity

  • Zhu shared from Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
    Power makes us approach. Powerlessness makes us avoid.
    Note: how people react to "WeiJi"
  • Zhu shared from Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
    Here’s the cruel irony: achievements don’t stamp out impostor fears. In fact, success can actually make them worse. We can’t reconcile a lofty vision of ourselves with our secret knowledge that we don’t deserve it. Worldly success introduces us to others who will hold us to a standard we can’t possibly meet, thus revealing our true weak, incompetent selves. Achievements present us with new situations and opportunities, which only exacerbate the impostor fears, since every new situation is another proving ground.
    Note: i feel it too. every single day.
  • Zhu shared from Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
    The prevailing feeling is that too many opportunities are opening too quickly and that our ability to modify genes is outpacing our capacity for making wise and farsighted use of the skill.
  • Zhu shared from Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
    As far as we can tell, from a purely scientific viewpoint, human life has absolutely no meaning. Humans
    Note: i dont know how to argue with that
  • Zhu shared from Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
    When things improve, expectations balloon, and consequently even dramatic improvements in objective conditions can leave us dissatisfied. When things deteriorate, expectations shrink, and consequently even a severe illness might leave you pretty much as happy as you were before.
(Beijing, China)
Zhu Xudong
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