The Mental Benefits of Being Terrible at Something | Outside Online

Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning. Vanderbilt makes a compelling case that learning something new has myriad advantages, including promoting the brain’s ability to rewire itself, connecting you to new people and new communities, and reengaging our innate curiosity and open-mindedness. While all of these offer tremendous benefits, that last one may be the most important.
— Read on www.outsideonline.com/2423015/80-20-rule-beginner-mastery-benefits

The Paris Review – Everything Writes Itself: An Interview with Black Thought – The Paris Review

“I got to see how gangstas played at such an early age. What my father was into sent him to his early grave. Then mom started chasing that base like Willie Mays … Trouble was my ball and chain.” And then, after a pregnant pause—“Black Thought is what that all became.”

— Read on www.theparisreview.org/blog/2021/04/29/everything-writes-itself-an-interview-with-black-thought/

In Praise of Bitcoin | Epsilon Theory

Bitcoin is itself an NFT, a unique digital art work instantiated on a blockchain. It’s the most valuable NFT in the world. I don’t mean a Bitcoin, obviously that’s a fungible thing. I mean THE Bitcoin … the 21 million Bitcoins that make up the Bitcoin Project. The notion that Bitcoin would ever “go to zero” is ludicrous. Good art is always worth something. But how do we measure that something … how do we put a price on the value of good art at this particular moment in time? It’s a REALLY tough question.

— Read on www.epsilontheory.com/in-praise-of-bitcoin/

Impeccability: the best use of our energy | The Warriors Way

“The current dragged him for a long distance. And while he was being dragged and trying his best not to succumb, he entered into a strange frame of mind. He knew his flaw. He was a very angry man and his pent-up anger made him hate and fight with everyone around. But he could not hate or fight the river, or be impatient with it, or fret, which were the ways he normally behaved with everything and everybody in his life. All he could do with the river was follow its flow.”
— Read on warriorsway.com/impeccability/

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