July 31, 2013

1. Thoughts are things. Words are things.

2. Success 100% depends on our current mental operating system. It is possible to update our mental os. The main obstacle is close-mindedness aka stubbornness.

3. There are equally smart folks in every camp. Conservatives, liberals, democracies, communists, atheists, christians, mormons, hindus, buddhists, happy, miserable, cynics, skeptics, optimists.

4. Ideas come and go. What’s in vogue now will one day be looked on as silly. All we can do is to embrace the most empowering freeing powerful belief system.

“I believe that optimism is an essential quality for doing anything hard–entrepreneurial endeavors or anything else” – Jeff Bezos

5. It is possible to experience miracles & odd fascinating things in our personal lives that lose its magic when we retell the story to others.

6. Anecdotal evidence is still evidence.

7. Like attracts like.

8. “Don’t chase the paper, chase the dream”

9. Just because something happened to someone doesn’t mean it will happen to us, even if we follow the same road.

10. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness” ()

11. “Haven’t scientists always been wrong?” – norm macdonald

12. Is it possible to be atheist & religious at the same time

13. Are we sure that dying is 100% bad 100% of the time?

13. Who cares

14. “The men of greatest achievement are men with highly developed sex natures; men who have learned the art of sex transmutation” – napoleon hill


17. “Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs