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MekAliceRandyGalenMark S.MishaMark C.KuanAnthonyArielBen MannWyattAdam
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Lesson 1Cargo Cult ScienceBay Area Hikes (blue and yellow)Deep appreciation of physics and doubt -- A Brief History of Time (or) PBS Space TimeGoethe on Plants; How to plant seeds + a note "grow this and give it life"Influence: Robert CialdiniContact information of non-obvious people who know Misha (people who might have stories about you)Robert Walser: The Walkhope is the thing with feathers [...]FDAreview.orgTiny Beautiful Things: Cheryl Strayed -- How you should give advice to people, how to listen -- "Dear Sugar"herman hesse siddharthaFear is a big drag on everyone's life. If I were to not fear death, most my other fears would evaporate.Figure out who should be involved in raising your kid
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http://web.archive.org/web/20161119180734/http://calteches.library.caltech.edu/51/2/CargoCult.htmThe dangers and challenges of bureaucratic decision making (vis-à-vis the replication crisis in science)On searching for meaning -- knowledge can be communicated, wisdom must be experienced
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Lesson 2HOWTO: Be more productiveWait but Why: Cook and the Chef -- first principles thinkingHow to ride a bicycle (essay: to be written)Don QuixoteArt of Motorcycle MaintenanceOvercoming Gravity (the missing user manual for improving physical fitness)The Eagle Scout's motto; The proverbial void of a wheel, shaped like an Eagle Scout's badgeBe curiousJohn Boyd's Pattern of Conflict LecturesThe School of Life (YouTube series)I am rubber, you are glue [...]Hind Swaraj - GandhiHarry Potter, Enders Game
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http://web.archive.org/web/20161019110836/http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/productivityhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q28W7N6Th58http://www.swaraj.org/interpreting.htm
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Lesson 3Inventing on Principle48 Rules of PowerMr. RogersRationality: AI to Zombies (the missing user manual for your brain)Let your kid know they are loved for who they areReligion for the nonreligiousSearch Inside Yourself
The Story of my Experiments with Truth - Gandhi
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https://vimeo.com/36579366https://waitbutwhy.com/2014/10/religion-for-the-nonreligious.htmlhttps://openlibrary.org/works/OL16239725W/Search_inside_yourself
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL21089871M/An_autobiography
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Lesson 4Algorithms to Live ByEichmann in JerusalemNonviolent Communication (the missing user manual for communicating empathically)
"Wear sunscreen"
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https://openlibrary.org/works/OL17357767W/Algorithms_to_Live_Byhttp://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/chi-schmich-sunscreen-column-column.html
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Lesson 5Ben Franklin's AutobiographyWhen you're upset, remember to eat/drink, sleep, etc
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https://openlibrary.org/books/OL799593M/The_autobiography_of_Benjamin_Franklin
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Lesson 6Seneca's Letters
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https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Moral_letters_to_Lucilius
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Lesson 7The Prince
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Facebook posts? Website?
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Publisher's CurveThemeIf you were to write your manifesto, this would be in the bibliography
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https://stratechery.com/2014/publishers-smiling-curve/QuestionIf you were to exchange a learning, what would you teach?
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Research Debt
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http://distill.pub/2017/research-debt/SpongeBob
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Marginal Gains
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http://jamesclear.com/marginal-gains
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