Factober

We don't see very far in the future, we are very focused on one idea at a time, one problem at a time, and all these are incompatible with rationality as economic theory assumes it.

Posted 5 months ago

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You don't read Gatsby, I said, to learn whether adultery is good or bad but

You don't read Gatsby, I said, to learn whether adultery is good or bad but to learn about how complicated issues such as adultery and fidelity and marriage are. A great novel heightens your senses and sensitivity to the complexities of life and of indivi
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Do you know your Bible?''Uh, not very well.''It merits study, it contains v

Do you know your Bible?''Uh, not very well.''It merits study, it contains very practical advice for most emergencies.
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Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of

Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music.
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What's happening now is what happened before, and often what's going to hap

What's happening now is what happened before, and often what's going to happen again sometime or other
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Men were ridiculous, in all cultures and across time.

Men were ridiculous, in all cultures and across time.
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Failure only happens when you lose your willpower to continue trying...If w

Failure only happens when you lose your willpower to continue trying...If we let the obstacles get the best of us then it was our choice to fail, not fate.
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For me, adventures are a vehicle for travelling deep into the fabric of soc

For me, adventures are a vehicle for travelling deep into the fabric of society, coming to know the environmental conditions that shape people's lives and viewing the present in the context of history.
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Give yourself a break. When you are alone with your thoughts you should not

Give yourself a break. When you are alone with your thoughts you should not be arguing.
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I was going into shock. The pain wasn’t getting any better, and I thought t

I was going into shock. The pain wasn’t getting any better, and I thought that I would probably black out before I found out how this was going to end. Just as well—I was never particularly good at finishing things.
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Genocide, after all, is an exercise in community building.

Genocide, after all, is an exercise in community building.
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I've always surrounded myself with funny people.

I've always surrounded myself with funny people.
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Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of

Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
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