As all programmers know, the only thing you can predict about dependencies is that there will be more than you expect
Would you want to kill one person to get organs that will save five? We don’t want to think this way. It is against aesthetic choices our brain is wired to do.
- "I have felt it myself," he warned. "The glitter of nuclear weapons. It is irresistible if you come to them as a scientist. To feel it's there in your hands, to release this energy that fuels the stars, to let it do your bidding. To perform these miracles, to lift a million tons of rock into the sky. It is something that gives people an illusion of illimitable power, and it is, in some ways, responsible for all our troubles - this, what you might call technical arrogance, that overcomes people when they see what they can do with their minds." – Freeman Dyson theoretical physicist, proponent of nuclear disarming, from 1981 documentary called "The Day After Trinity", linked from Machines of Mass Distraction, New York Times
- Happiness comes from peace. Peace comes from indifference. Indifference is the ultimate super power – this works in negotiation, relationships, and business opportunities | Naval Ravikant
- you are something the whole universe is doing
Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world | Albert Einstein Use it in writing... not only in finance.
If you want to help don’t ask if you can just do it.
In the end winning is sleeping better – Jodi Foster via
Take risks and you will get the payoffs. Learn from your mistakes until you succeed. It’s that simple.
Ideas I still think about all the time
You call hunger whenever your stomach empties
~ Bedouin depicted in Lawrence of Arabia. They often go for five days without food