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Shane Parrish (Farnam Street)
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"How do you get new ideas? Read. A lot." — Andrew Ng

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+Shane Parrish sings the praises of active note-taking, asking questions, drawing parallels, and connecting the dots to form new ideas based on what you read.

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When the world doesn’t quite agree with our ideas, we often begin distorting our own cognition. We confuse should with is, and then complain or rationalize when reality shows we’ve gotten the wrong answer.

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“You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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“Even the skeptical historian develops a humble respect for religion, since he sees it functioning, and seemingly indispensable, in every land and age.” 

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As the year heads toward an end, what better way to reflect than look back on the pieces that moved you.
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