In high school there are jocks and nerds, and if you're reading this I'm going to assume you were the latter.
American Universities sell an ongoing service that alumni receive for the rest of their lives, co-creating the good with other people who've paid a costly signal of their commitment to it.
So many things takes longer than they should, but longer-taking things take longer-longer
There's only 3 possibilities, and all of them are bananas.
Something I heard recently is that your brain processes new information by first temporarily believing it and then, if necessary, disconfirming it. So if you're told something false, you'll very briefly believe it – try it on for size, I guess -- before tagging it as inconsistent with your existing knowledge,
Napoleon Chagnon's book was so poorly received that he was accused of committing genocide via measles. Needless to say, I was intrigued.
Why exactly do various tasks suffer so much if you're interrupted?
Our intellectual role model should be the most moral person we can find that’s at least passable as a “smart person”. What we got is a moral sage that’s passable as the most influential mind of all time.
Spend now, pay later....
He nearly bled to death in the desert and crossed the Mediterranean on a pool toy. It'd be movie-worthy if he became an accountant in Cleveland, but instead, he became World Champion.