Nassim Taleb is one of the authors and mentors who significantly influenced my thinking. I was lucky to meet him, here are some notions I learned from him.
I met Tony Robbins a few years ago. Here are 7 things I learned from him when it comes to goal setting, mental attitude and helping others succeed.
Risks exist no matter what we do. We can ignore learning about what may go wrong, hoping that not thinking about it will prevent its occurrence. Or we can learn technicalities, how things go wrong and how they go right, to help them go right. As astronaut Chris Hadfield puts it: the more you learn the less you fear.
Beta-2 agonists and salbutamol reduce symptoms of asthma. While the drug is allowed today, does it improve athletic performance? A discussion on fairness.
Inequality beats equality in terms of how the system rewards. Equality is about rights. Democracy does not mean communism. It means having inequalities that aren’t despicable to watch.