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Efficiency

Seeing everything as a project is extremely efficient. It’s a formula for success. When everything is goal-centric, parameterised, and measured, it’s very easy to see which decision to take, which way to go in order to get the most out of each opportunity. Such a strategy bears fruit to anyone capable of running with it, […]

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Black Friday

I’ve previously written about my complicated relationship with… stuff. Things. You think I’d be decrying Black Friday, that ritual shopping spree that the US has exported to the rest of the world.  I quite enjoy it. Of course, it’s prone to abuse. It’s just another way of brainwashing you into buying stuff you don’t need […]

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Philosophy

On Writing

Writing isn’t just for writers. It isn’t just for school, either. Writing is a tool for thinking. You don’t control your thoughts. They rise from a weird combination of past experiences and held knowledge interacting with the environment. You cannot think about what you’re going to think in advance of thinking about it. Yes, it […]

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How To Find A Good Physician

Here’s something that no-one wants to talk about: physicians are regular people. We like to put doctors on a pedestal because they are in charge of our health, and we’re like to feel that our health is in the hands of the best, but the best are very few, and it’s improbable that you’ll be […]

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A Bad Plan Is Better Than No Plan At All

When the world comes crashing around us, there’s often not enough time or presence of mind to come up with the even most basic response. If you have a bad plan, you’re off to a head start when compared to the version of you who doesn’t have a plan. Consider stuff that is bad enough […]