I recently finished reading Michio Kaku’s thought-provoking book, Physics of the Future. It was packed with vignettes about nanotechnology, robotics, AI, and the future of energy, which… Read more “Physics of the Future”
Readers of this site will note that I have a broad definition of “philosopher.” My reading list reflects this.
Recently, I discovered Alain de Botton, a philosopher for the people. (more…)
Many people mistake knowledge for wisdom because they are intimately related, and this is unfortunate because they are quite different in an important way. Knowledge is the… Read more “Knowledge vs. wisdom”
Actions speak louder than words. Put your money where your mouth is. No matter how you say it, the meaning is clear: actions matter.
One could conceivably succeed in this world on one’s own merit, but it is certainly easier and more fun with peers. To be a successful leader though,… Read more “Gracian on peers”
Some things never change, like needing some degree of social grace in order to succeed.
In the Information Age, we assume that more information is always better, but that is not true.
Increasingly, our world feels like one of extremes. Things must be right or wrong. You’re either with me or against me.