Thinking

This was taken from William Deresiewicz’s 2010 lecture “Solitude and Leadership.” If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts. Let’s start with how you don’t learn to think. A…


Most of you probably know who Richard Dawkins is, but Ashraf Ghani and Ali Allawi? Prospect Magazine reports on its 2013 top thinkers poll: After more than 10,000 votes from over 100…


Olivier Burkeman uses his new book “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking” as the basis of this essay claiming that ancient philosophy and modern psychology suggest darker thoughts…




From www.lifehack.org: Brilliant thinkers are very comfortable with ambiguity — they welcome it. Routine thinkers like clarity and simplicity; they dislike ambiguity. There is a tendency in our society to reduce complex…


Futurist Chris Arkenberg shares some resources for beginning systems thinkers. Via Technoccult: In some respects, this way of thinking is a natural part of simply paying attention to things. In other ways,…