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1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.

2. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.

3. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.

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The default state of any new idea is failure. It’s the execution–the fight against inertia–that matters.

It’s so easy to get stuck in the waiting place, putting things off until later, even when those things are vitally important to making your dreams come true. But the truth is that, in order to make progress, you need to physically and mentally fight against the momentum of ordinary events.

This is, of course, mentally and physically taxing. My own conscious focus on the fight very slowly faded until, after just a couple of months, it was gone. I had once again become a cog in the insidious machine called quo.

Doing something remarkable with your life is tough work, and it helps to remember one simple, motivating fact: in a blink, you could be gone. (…) You really have nothing to lose.

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Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle (by CUSEC) Their principles Elizabeth Cady Stanton — “Women should vote” Larry Tesler — “No person should be …

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How long can you work on making a routine task more efficient before you’re spending more time than you save? (across 5 …

Creators need an immediate connection with what they’re making

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Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Gross National Happiness (GNH) The assessment of gross national happiness was designed in an attempt to define an indicator and concept that measures …

Questions vs. Answers

Is it better to have lots of “questions” or to be full of “answers”? See the full comic strip @ A DAY AT …

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crankyangela: Which Personality Type Are You? This test is devised using Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ definitions of sixteen varying personality …

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If you want to choose your lifestyle, you cannot be picky about what careers you want to pursue.  If you want to …

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Inspired by a shared interest in the striking dress codes of various social groups, they have systematically documented numerous identities over the …