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Two Thoughts (25 - 31 December)
Sunday 25 December
Two thoughts from Charles Dickens and George Carlin:
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.”
Monday 26 December
Two thoughts from Tim Wu:
“Sometimes the crowd is right; often it is wrong. It remains for science to read the balance.”
“That which is good or great makes itself known, no matter how loud the clamor of denial. That which deserves to live - lives.”
Tuesday 27 December
Two thoughts from Tasha Eurich:
“There’s a wonderful Chinese proverb that says: “When the winds of change rage, some build shelters while others build windmills.”
"We can't always trust what we see when we look inward."
Wednesday 28 December
Two thoughts from Ethan Kross:
“When supporting others, we need to offer the comfort of Kirk and the intellect of Spock.”
“Engage in mental time travel. Another way to gain distance and broaden your perspective is to think about how you’ll feel a month, a year, or even longer.”
Thursday 29 December
Two thoughts from Ajay Agrawal:
“We are narrow thinkers, we are noisy thinkers, and it is very easy to improve upon us.”
“the new wave of artificial intelligence does not actually bring us intelligence but instead a critical component of intelligence—prediction.”
Friday 30 December
Two thoughts from Friedrich Schelling:
“This is not the time to reawaken old oppositions, but rather to seek what lies above and beyond all opposition.”
"All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create."
Saturday 31 December
Two thoughts from I.A. O'Shaughnessy:
"Money's a lot like manure. It stinks to high heaven if you pile it up in one place, but works as a wonderful fertilizer when you spread it around."
"You know you've won the argument when the other side starts to shout."
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