The Things We Want

Hey there,Thanks for joining me! This newsletter is a couple of days late because my book notes of Luke Burgis' latest book has taken longer than expected. Suffice to say, it's one of the most fascinating books I've read, and I think you'll enjoy it...

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Jun 12, 2021
Your Biggest Fan

Hey there,Thanks for joining me. I'm currently reading an advanced copy of Wanting by Luke Burgis and taking extensive notes on the book. Luke has written about mimetic desire for a long time, and I think anyone who wants to better understand themsel...

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May 26, 2021
Nothing More Than Econ 101

Hey there,Thanks for joining me. There's nothing new going on in my life, which makes even the smallest things seem eventful. I went to the Singapore zoo with a couple of my friends just two days ago, and it struck me that things must seem normal to...

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May 12, 2021
When Efficiency Isn't The Point

Hey there, Thanks for joining me. Happy to report that my exams are over and so I've graduated all but in name. I'm looking forward to rebuilding my writing habit so I can continue giving you guys stuff that you like to read. Now on to what you came...

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Apr 28, 2021
When Efficiency Isn't The Point

Hey there, Thanks for joining me. Happy to report that my exams are over and so I've graduated all but in name. I'm looking forward to rebuilding my writing habit so I can continue giving you guys stuff that you like to read. Now on to what you came...

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Apr 28, 2021
How To Be A Contrarian

Forty thousand people gather annually in May at Omaha, Nebraska.  Most of them can’t place the city on a map. That doesn’t stop devotees who come from all over the world to hear Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger speak for five hours. They start queui...

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Jul 15, 2020
The Canvas Strategy: Help Yourself By Helping Others

Before he became a successful epigrammatist, Marcus Valerius Martialis spent most of his early life serving the rich and wealthy. Martialis would perform a variety of tasks for his patron; he would travel with them everywhere they went, clearing thei...

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May 13, 2019
The Knowledge Illusion: Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Book In A Single Sentence Knowledge works in very different and counter-intuitvie ways; perhaps having knowledge isn’t personally very important at all. Personal Thoughts The Knowledge Illusion is a great primer on how knowledge works. Why do we...

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Dec 20, 2018
The Understated Power of Sorting Out Your Priorities

There are far more good opportunities and activities in the world than we realistically have time for. No matter how good the opportunity may be, it can very well still be trivial if it doesn’t help us to reach where we want to go The post The Unders...

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Dec 17, 2018