5 C
London
Monday, September 24, 2018
Arts

Arts

There Is No Friend As Friendly As A Book

Munger on making friends with dead people, Roosevelt's rules for reading, and witty words of wisdom from a less known Marx'Make friends with the...

Why Books Written In Gibberish Are The Most Important Books

Kafka called books "the axe for the frozen sea within us"; Maria Popova, in a piece about Margaret Mead and James Baldwin, refers to...

Nassim Taleb On What It Means To Be A Philosopher, The Importance Of Antimodels,...

Nassim Nicholas Taleb tells you not to read anything from the past hundred years. The degree to which one should follow this advice, however,...

The Practical Wisdom Of Jordan Peterson: 11 Ways To Get Your Shit Together (and...

Sort yourself out, says Peterson. But how does one do that, exactly? What does sorting yourself out look like in practice? What can you...

8 More Mungerisms: Optimism, Ideologies, Discipline, Incentives and Intellectual Honesty

This is the second and final part of our mini-series about Charlie Munger and his worldly wisdom. If you haven't read part one be...

7 Lessons From Charlie Munger: On The Value Of Learning, Ethics, Self-Pity, Hardship, And...

Charlie Munger is a man who vehemently dislikes the spotlight, and hence has spent his life trying to avoid it. He is known as...

Aspirations to Write Poetry? Here’s a Few Pointers

How does one approach the potentially daunting task of writing a poem? Where does the inspiration come from? Well, poetry is more about seeing...

Remembering The Founding Father Of LSD

The Man Who Brought LSD To The World'When you take Psychedelics, the best place to do it is in nature,' said the incredible Swiss...

Learning About Psychedelics: 7 Fantastic Introductory Books

The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide by James Fadiman Ph.DThis book is a fascinating insight into the world of psychedelics. Whether you are a beginner or...

The Important Things In Life Get None Of The Attention

The work of the scientists, nurses, educators and philosophers will always be beaten to the spotlight by the latest phone, piece of news, fashion...
Women painting in garden

A Poem For Those Who Create

If, I shy away from the suffering, from the struggle, I also then shy away from the essence— The truth, the ethos, the lifeblood, the fundamental quality,...

The Red Balloon: A Profound and Moving Featurette

Follow the poignant adventures of a young boy around the suburban streets of 20th century France in this 1956 Oscar-Winning classic.Somehow or another I...

The Toxicity in Lying, with Sam Harris | Short Reads

We all know lying is bad, but how bad is it, really? Sam Harris is one of my favourite people on the planet. I don’t...

Getting Behind the Scenes with Charlie Munger

A look at Janet Lowe's terribly under-appreciated book about the life of Charlie Munger: Damn Right!: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger A...

Tools of Titans | Tim Ferriss

A brief look at Tim Ferriss' latest book, Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers Fantastic collection of...

Can you Focus? — Book Review: Cal Newport’s Deep Work

Is Deep Work part of your life? A look at Cal Newport's investigation into the art of focus: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success...

Exploring The Life of Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman is one of the most interesting characters to ever walk the earth. He made his name in science, as a physicist; his...

7 Movies That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Catch Me If You Can An exciting, inspiring, thought-provoking watch, Catch Me If You Can is the story of Frank Abagnale -- one of the...