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Why New Eugenics Is Humanity’s Only Way Forward

The word “eugenics” conjures up horrible acts of extermination, poor excuses of “scientific racism”, and ethnic pogroms. No wonder the simple mention of the word makes people recoil in horror.And it’s good people who recoil in horror.We stand with them. However, we contend here, that “gut reaction” may be misplaced when applied to any genetic […]

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Why Winners Don’t Do “Habits” (& Why You May Want to Ditch Them)

Over-achievers don’t focus on “habits”… … Because the biggest winners, the over-achievers are internally driven. They do not come up with habits, they do habits. Sounds nonsense? OK, let’s dig deeper. INTRO I’ve sometimes been surprised by the outsized success of Atomic Habits. Atomic Habits is an uber-popular book on how to start habits, and […]

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The Narcissism Of “What Would You Like Written On Your Tombstone”

I had a boss once who asked this question at job interviews: What would you like written on your tombstone? He liked to ask it, he said, because the answer to that question tells you a lot about people.“It’s important to want a great legacy”, he opined, so every “good” candidate should want a great […]

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