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3/13/13 / Long sleep

Useless I have just decided that every universally applicable axiom of life[5] is utterly devoid of any value toward guiding you how to act in your day-to-day life, toward abiding to said axiom. “Universal truths” like the following come to mind: Life is all about balance[6] Practice discipline For advice you can actually implement, it’s [...]

Gone Girl book review

[abp:030758836X] I dare say[1], it’s not a very well-written book. I would describe it as elementary, and not refined or sophisticated. That made is easy (and fast) to read but not very enjoyable for the writing itself. Good The story is good, and inventive[2] The story seemed solid, and the plot well thought out[3] Writing [...]

On keeping records

I have been wondering since an early age why so much time is spent on making and curating records (of pretty much everything you can think of, both public and private). But I’m learning through living that record-keeping is truly invaluable, because not only does it serve to remind you of facts and thoughts, it [...]

2/11/12 / Rock on

Books and movies I used to wonder why people bought books and movies. Once you’ve read or watched it, why would you visit it again, i.e. how would you forget it? Now I know. No one knows No one knows anyone – husbands don’t know wives, brothers don’t know sisters, parents don’t know children, lovers [...]

On harsh realities of life

It’s one (better) thing to be brought face-to-face with life’s harsh realities, e.g., money rules the day. It’s worse, in the scope of daily living, to start life racked with the anxiety of these (as of yet hypothetical) realities, so as to be brought closer to experiencing them – through the resultant compromised understanding (and [...]

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