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This Week on Better Questions
A slightly more emotional entry into the "Personal Values" series this week. Everything in the world hinges on timing, and this one struck particularly close to home.
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Something On My Radar:
I've been reading and enjoying Barbara Tuchman's The March of Folly.
I absolutely love this woman (The Guns of August is up there with some of my favorite books). I highly recommend you check out some of her work. (Plus, she has her own eponymous law!)
Five Interesting Links For The Weekend:
I enjoyed this essay, but for whatever reason, the mantra of "You are beloved and worthy of rest" has deeply lodged into my mind. I've been repeating it to myself.
I'm a Tyler Cowen fan, but knew very little about his investment in upcoming talent. This is a fascinating look at how Cown cultivates connections. His philosophy on how he works through this process is very similar to what I wanted to do with Better Questions: if I simply write for well-meaning, earnest, and smart people, can I gather more of them around me?
Brutal, funny, true. Marketers ruin everything (and yes, I work in marketing)
Found this article to be pretty spot on. Compare/contrast with this Better Questions essay from last year.
Absolutely wonderful. This is why the internet exists.
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