Writing worth reading - 6th/7th May 2023
“But economic strength isn't the only factor. Political stability and military power also play a role. The British pound, for example, remained a dominant global reserve currency even as the UK's economic power waned because of the country's strong political and military influence...”
“There are many situations where you cannot jump ahead to get to a solution. You must follow some sequence of steps that are irreducible computations. These irreducible computations are where there is some minimum of complexity and scale that we need to solve these things. Reaching the scale to solve more irreducible computations means...”
“When you realize how powerful expectations are, you put as much effort into keeping them low as you do into improving your circumstances. Happiness, contentment, joy … all of those things come from experiencing a gap between expectations and reality.…”
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