“If you will it, Dude, it is no dream.”

Originally posted on No Hands:
“If you will it, Dude, it is no dream.” -Walter Sobchak The human will. Our way of forcing ourselves to do what we think we never could. Phrases like “You gotta push yourself,” or “mind over matter” characterize how we enforce our will, how we make ourselves to do things.…

On Education System

Okay I’m not going to rant. Oh no wait, I am. My college has this big problem of not understanding how education works. I’m sure that unless you’re from a top notch college, your college has the same problem. Now people know this, but they don’t take it seriously. People who study the subject of […]

On Memory!? I’m confused.

I had planned to write about memory. So here it goes..   I don’t quite understand why so much emphasis has been laid on memory and fact remembering. It is very prevalent in our education system and it makes no sense whatsoever. Still so many comrades of mine go on and on crunching facts into […]

pleasure in chess

This post is also really old, my views have not changed much since then, I still see beauty in chess. But I just hopped to another thing after chess, did not stick with it long enough. Goddamn priorities and reality. Anyway, here it goes… Chess is life – Bobby Fischer   Fischer said it, and […]

The Power of Habit

Originally posted on Seeking Wisdom:
Around 42% of college students in America will never read another book after graduation. Compare these students with Todd Combs one of the money managers at Berkshire Hathaway. He spends most of his time reading and thinking. In one interview he said that he reads 500+ pages of annual reports…

Mastermind

Originally posted on Seeking Wisdom:
Sherlock Holmes met Watson for the first time and told him with utter certainty, “You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive.” and Watson responds – “How on earth did you know that?“. Sherlock Holmes explains how he deduced it. I knew you came from Afghanistan. From long habit the train…