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“We never keep to the present. We recall the past; we anticipate the future as if we found it too slow in coming and were trying to hurry it up, or we recall the past as if to stay its too rapid flight. We are so unwise that we wander about in times that doContinue reading “The moment”
Looking through the lens of Paul Graham’s life, we can see a clear application of the new model of self-apprenticeship. It goes like this: You want to learn as many skills as possible, following the direction that circumstances lead you to, but only if they are related to your deepest interests. Like a hacker, youContinue reading “Like a hacker”
… one’s relationship to one’s trajectory always implies a relationship to the starting point of the path. Bourdieu, The State Nobility
Iceland air. Iceland magic.
There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted. Camus
Happy to be home. New season, new rhythm. In the past four weeks, there’s been a lot of doing, a lot of attending, to both functions, and oft-repeated questions. I haven’t had the time to become nostalgic about the places I left behind, but photos remind me of the colour, sights, scents, flavours – andContinue reading “Coming home”
At festivals like these, I take only 15 pounds with me. No more, no less. Otherwise, it gets dangerous.