23.

Meditation does not give you a reason to be happy; it only makes you realize that there is no reason to be unhappy—and there never was.…

21.

Everyone knows that history is written by the victors, but few realize that we are the victors—and even fewer understand the consequences.…

18.

To anger journalists, don’t tell them their ideas are wrong—tell them they are outdated.…

17.

We collectively normalize an addiction by calling it culture. We individually normalize an addiction by calling it habit.…

14.

If it’s created by nature, assume it’s perfect. If it’s created by humans, assume it’s flawed.…

12.

People don’t want a Ferrari; they want the life they think people with a Ferrari have.…

9.

Appealing to the “scientific consensus” is the modern appeal to authority.…

8.

The book genre “Self-Help” is just a lengthy introduction to philosophy; sometimes well written and helpful, but mostly unnecessary.…

6.

I attended some lectures on quantum information theory, and it’s true what they say: any idiot can be intelligent.…

5.

A successful life is not about optimizing your work-life balance, but about minimizing your work-life difference.…