Will MacAskill (Photo: Sam Deere) “We want to disaggregate benefits and aggregate costs.” – William MacAskill Will MacAskill (@willmacaskill) is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Lincoln College, Oxford.
“When I articulated that I didn’t care anymore what anybody thought about what I did except me, all the weight of the world came off my shoulders.
“We’re not very good at understanding what it is that we really want. We’re extremely prone to latch onto suggestions from the outside world.” – Alain de Botton Alain de Botton (@alaindebotton) is many things, but I think of him as a rare breed of practical philosopher.
If you have any interest in travel, then the next two minutes of reading are definitely worth your time.
“The FDA may see ketones as a drug. I see them as a fourth macronutrient. You have fats, proteins, and carbs.
(Photo: Michael Matti) The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. – Lin Yutang Discipline equals freedom.
“What is the ultimate quantification of success? For me, it’s not how much time you spend doing what you love.
Physics professor, Lisa Randall, is co-author of a paper that suggests dark matter may have played a role in the extinction of the dinosaurs.
“I’m the laziest motivated person that I know!” — Jimmy Chin Jimmy Chin (@jimkchin) is an artist and professional athlete, often at the same time.
This short (~20 min) episode covers the latest tools, gadgets, and tactics I’m using for faster and better sleep.
(Photo: Stelladiplastica © Medhi, Zivity.com) “Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.” – Mae West In this post, we’ll look two alternatives to monogamy: an “anything goes” sex club and living with three lovers at once.
“I like to make promises that I’m not sure I can keep, and then figure out how to keep them.” – Sophia Amoruso Sophia Amoruso (@Sophia_Amoruso) is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Nasty Gal, a global online destination for both new and vintage clothing, shoes, and accessories.
“I should be used as a mercenary, not a lifer.” – Tim Ferriss In this episode, we have a change of pace… Expa (@expa) is a startup studio.
“Wine is a grocery, not a luxury.” – Richard Betts Richard Betts (@yobetts) served as the wine director at The Little Nell in Aspen from 2000 to 2008.
I get asked a lot about investing. This is mostly due to start-up investing and the hoopla around it, but I’ve expanded my experiments to late-stage deals, real estate, and more.
No, we are not in jail. And am I really that short?! “If we can write a high school movie, then we can make a high school movie.” — Seth Rogen This episode features a dynamic duo.
John “Jocko” Willink “Discipline equals freedom.” – Jocko Willink Jocko Willink (@jockowillink) is one of the scariest human beings imaginable.
“Be Useful.” – Scott Adams Scott Adams (@scottadamssays) is a famous cartoonist and the creator of the Dilbert comic strip, which has been published in more than 2000 newspapers in 57 countries and in 19 languages.
This episode of The Random Show is full of accidental sexual references. There are dozens of topics covered in this wine-infused session of scatterbrained nonsense.
“If you see distraction externally, you end up creating an internally distracted state.” – Tim Ferriss This episode of The Tim Ferriss Show is a bit of an experiment.