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25-40 is your most valuable, imaginative, intelligent and bold time of life, where your powers are at their peak, your life constraints are at their weakest, and your energy at its most boundless.

— @.vgr /12

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What’s considered to be true is fought over. Individuals search for truth but groups search for consensus—and society is the largest group. So the biggest problem we run into is this: What society wants for you is not always what’s good for you.

— @.naval /13

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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

― Benjamin Franklin /14

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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

—Stephen Hawking /15

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"There’s an old joke that every Unix function became an internet company, and then every Craigslist category and Excel template.

Shopify is a $100bn Wordpress plugin (so is Stripe). So what solved problem do we all take for granted today that will be unbundled again?"

— @.benedictevans /17

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"The difference between the university graduate and the autodidact lies not so much in the extent of knowledge as in the extent of vitality and self-confidence."

— Milan Kundera, The unbearable lightness of being /19

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"The total market cap for all listed companies is $27 trillion" — @.nyse

$27 trillion ≈ national debt 🤔


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Apple has so much cash the company could repay ALL its debt obligations and still have roughly $83 billion left over.

Federal Reserve is buying their debt via the secondary market. 🤐


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2020 still has a chance to be your most meaningful, most productive, most important year.

If you...

-focus on what you can control
-commit to actions that actually deliver results
-look for ways to get 1% better every day

6 months left. Finish strong.

— @.JamesClear /22

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"Life is a game of attention allocation.

Good attention allocators spend more time producing than consuming.

Bad attention allocators spend more time consuming than producing."

— @.jackbutcher /23

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America should create a 3rd political party (virtual), headed by a Democrat / Republican based on who wins POTUS election

When a Democrat wins, Republican runner is 3rd party's candidate and, vice versa

3rd party wins when Dems & GOP votes are less than non-voters

It'll be fun ✌️

== Example ==
Donald vs. Hillary;
Runners; Mike & Tim
Donald wins.

Now check his votes (63 Million) is greater than non-voters (92 Million)? no, so..

Tim is the POTUS.


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"The earliest fossil evidence of early Homo sapiens appears in Africa around 300,000 years ago"

We're "human" for ~10,000 - 15,000 generations now.


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Building Muscle is hard,
So most are physically weak

Starting Businesses is hard,
So most work jobs they hate

Saving Money is hard,
So most are always broke

Being Hungry is hard,
So most are overweight

Reading Books is hard,
So most are glued to screens


— @.AscendantPower /26

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Watching ..

Hmm.. this stupid demon plays truth or dare with kids, but not world leaders (Trump, Xi, Putin, Angela, Pope, Modi, Jeff, Bill, Mark, MBS, etc.) 🙄

At least make parody movie.. 😊


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"As of a few minutes ago we hit the 88% mark of all the Bitcoin ever to be mined.

We will average only 1% per decade for the next 12 decades. Obviously front end loaded. "

— @.boomer_btc /28

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If you want to be rewarded, you have to be irreplaceable.

If you want to be irreplaceable, you have to be unique.

If you want to be unique, you have to be authentic.

If you want to be authentic, stop listening to everyone and everything else.

It’s drowning “you” out.

— @.naval /29

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Doctors won’t make you healthy.

Nutritionists won’t make you slim.

Teachers won’t make you smart.

Gurus won’t make you calm.

Mentors won’t make you rich.

Trainers won’t make you fit.

Ultimately, you have to take responsibility.

Save yourself.

— @.naval /30

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The only real test of intelligence is if you get what you want out of life.

— @.naval /31

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If it hurts to hear it, look for the truth in it.

If it comforts to hear it, look for the lie in it.

— @.naval /32

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#1 The Statue of Liberty in Paris in 1886 before oxidation (colorized photo)

#2 Shipping it to America /33

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“I think one way to think of the President of the United States is that you’re sort of the mayor of this country, but you’re dictator of the world, because in the US your power is very limited.

Outside the US you can do a great number of things.”

— Peter Thiel /34

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Europeans' out of offices are like "I will not be working until 18 September. All emails will be automatically deleted."

Americans: "I am in the hospital. Email responses may be delayed by up to 30 mins. Sorry for the inconvenience! If urgent, please reach me in the ER at..."

— @.LeannaO /37

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If you survive until tomorrow, it could mean that either a) you are more likely to be immortal or b) that you are closer to death.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb in The Black Swan /38

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Work out when you don’t need to.

Build skills when you don’t need to.

Eat healthy when you don’t need to.

Travel around when you don’t need to.

Build relationships when you don’t need to.

Seek better jobs when you don’t need to.

It’s too late if you wait till you need it.

— @.orangebook_ /39

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Fun fact, this is the number of milliseconds in a day.


— @.3blue1brown /40

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16 years ago, on this day.. I joined , Chennai as a Project Engineer. My first IT job. :)


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Choose one.


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$bt4gbp £0.74
$bt4eur €0.82
$bt4usd $0.93
$bt6inr ₹0.70
$bt6jpy ¥0.99

$bt4xxx; ten thousandth of btc in fiat xxx
$bt6xxx; millionth of btc in fiat xxx


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Sheep comforts dog after it protected their flock from wolves.

— @.Lagud5 /46

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Can central banks create booms and busts by manipulating the money supply? Do they do this in order to create a public consensus for economic, political and social change? /47

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Stoicism is not about controlling emotions, but about not being controlled by emotions.

— @.SvenSchnieders /49

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🎶 mummy mummy mummy
look at my tummy
it feels so empty
give me something yummy


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The fastest way to improve your thinking is to write daily.

— @.david_perell /51

You don't need advice you need action.

— @.LifeMathMoney /52

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A Russian wedding should be called a soviet union.

— @.lexfridman /53

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comes like ketchup out of a glass bottle. You keep slamming the bottle, but nothing happens. Until more comes out than you wished for. Your diner is ruined.”

— unknown /54

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😳The Fed Is Going To Buy Stocks 😳

"The first half of the Fed’s dual mandate is to promote maximum employment - that means avoiding and mitigating recessions. Supporting the S&P 500 is central to this effort" /55

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Malariotherapy is the treatment of syphilis by the introduction of malaria. It was popular between 1917 and 1940.

Julius Wagner-Jauregg won the Nobel Prize for this therapy in 1927.


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Impatient with actions.
Patient with results.

— @.naval /62

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Every minute you're angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness.

— @.EdLatimore /63

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.. RBF with auto fee increment rate

Example tx;
Pay 1000 sats as fee, transfer rest to address 1abcd*.. to go in block-n, otherwise increase fee 2 sats/block


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The riskiest stuff is always what you don’t see coming.

— @.morganhousel /65

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Most people optimize for what’s easy to measure. The problem is that what’s easy to measure isn’t what necessarily drives results.

— @.mkobach /66

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Wait.. how do you test swabs, if you don't trust them? 🤔

WA /67

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$bt4gbp £0.79
$bt4eur €0.86
$bt5usd $0.10
$bt6inr ₹0.76
$bt7jpy ¥0.11

(bt4 10 thousandth of btc,
bt5 100 thousandth of btc,
bt6 1 millionth of btc,
bt7 10 millionth of btc,


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Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, make up more than 16% of the S&P 500 Index and over a third of the Nasdaq 100 Index.

Together they are now valued at nearly $5 trillion.

That’s larger than the entire economy of Germany and roughly the size of the Japanese economy.

@.MadMraket /69

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Your brand is just a lagging indicator of who you are.

— @.naval /70

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