The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
6 Powerful Quotes That Changed Our Mindsets (Ep. 251)
46 minutes Posted Feb 18, 2019 at 4:00 am.
Knowledge exists only when it is given
Do not flinch from experiences that might destroy your ideals
I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all
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It's not just the thought that counts, the presentation matters too
I shall not be afraid of anything I haven't even seen yet
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless and add what is specifically your own
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Show notes
Sometimes, you just need to hear the right words for an idea to really make sense. We talk about some of our favorite quotes and what they mean to us.
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Things mentioned in this episode:
4 Mindset Changes That Massively Improved My Life
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell
The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, by Eliezer Yudkowsky
Sirens of Titan, by Kurt Vonnegut
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, by Catherynne M. Valente
Your Brain is a Library of "Stuff That Works"
Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius
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