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Optimism vs Pessimism

February 3rd, 2020 No Comments

The discussion on optimism vs pessimism is as old as time itself Either side of the camp hated the other side Optimism gets things done but the downfall will be from overconfidence. Every major scandal, if you observe around you, stems from this trait and blinded by this problem Pessimism views the world in a […]

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Mental Experiment: Incoming train

January 10th, 2020 No Comments

Imagine there is an incoming train. Do you have anyone in mind that you will: Jump down to the train track to save the person at all costs Extend your arm to save Do nothing Give a kick to the person down the track This is a mental experiment – there won’t be any repercussion […]

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Are we happier than the medieval poor?

April 24th, 2018 No Comments

The topic on happiness is an elusive one; much has been said and discussed but I have not found a truly conclusive argument from them.

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[Guest Post] What’s the real noble truth of love, Attachment vs Genuine love

March 28th, 2018 No Comments

Prologue Buddhism defines love into separation of attachment love vs genuine love We are almost never satisfied after an argument outbreak. We felt tired, exhausted thinking over and over again on what went wrong. What should we correct, what we deemed is right and we refuse to change for our other half. Trying to think […]

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Rule 9: Be Fucking Precise

February 22nd, 2018 No Comments

Today marks a happy day as I just started working after a long break from 2018 Lunar New Year. It’s the year of the dog and the accompanying element is earth. And I have found something so important that I intend to add this rule to my Top 10 List. Recall that Top 10 List (click […]

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What Makes You Happy?

October 30th, 2017 No Comments

Daniel Kahneman, the famous psychologist explained that we have two selves, (a) the experiencing self and (b) the remembering self.  The experiencing self lives in the present and is only concerned with the present moment while the remembering self is like the judge who decides everything for us.

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Hanlon’s Razor

June 1st, 2017 No Comments

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.”

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Rule 8: As One Thinketh

May 25th, 2017 No Comments

I have wanted to collect the top 10 best ideas and so far I have found 7. I’m going to add the 8th one today*.

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One Step at A Time

March 6th, 2017 No Comments

Have you had anything that you wanted to do but did not? Then you should just do it:

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The Power of Meaning

October 15th, 2016 No Comments

Emily Esfahani Smith. I was wildly stirred the other day when I read that someone has written a book titled The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters. 

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