Brain Food – No. 529 – June 18, 2023
Timeless ideas and insights for life. (Read the archives).
Happy Father’s Day.
Nassim Taleb on the Lucretius problem:
“We consider the biggest object of any kind that we have seen in our lives or hear about as the largest item that can possibly exist. And we have been doing this for millennia.”
“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.”
— Umberto Eco, Foucault’s Pendulum
The people who didn’t do any work at home never did any work in the office. They’re just easier to identify when they work from home.
Hard workers are hard workers no matter where they operate.
P.S. A new world record.
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