‘Moments of awe’ can arise in a variety of settings: touring museums or monuments that showcase history, seeking out neat places and activities in a new city, viewing natural wonders of the outdoors, watching an elite performer in the arts or sports, etc.
“When experts are wrong, it’s often because they’re experts on an earlier version of the world.”
“The first step is to have an explicit belief in change. People who fall victim to a monotonically increasing confidence in their opinions are implicitly concluding the world is static. If you consciously remind yourself it isn’t, you start to look for change.”
Thought this was very well written.
First link at the top of the above Google page.
Chris Brown writes insightful pieces on the X’s and O’s of football. He wrote this piece dissecting how a key play run repeatedly by elite teams like Clemson and Alabama has evolved in recent years.
Cool piece about the ‘James Bond of philanthrophy.’
Should be first link at top of that page.
A piece like this pops up every few months. I think we’re all aware of this today, but I still find it helpful as a reminder since I inevitably drift back into bad multitasking habits.
Coolest story I read this week. Should be the first link on the attached Google page.
Amidst the Republicans’ effort to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, I found it helpful to read this piece at NY Mag that clarifies some of the false beliefs about the largest women’s healthcare provider in the US.