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Business is more agreeable than pleasure; it interests the whole mind more continuously, and more deeply.
—Bagehot

Aug 182020
 

Curing delusion has become, for psychiatry, a simple matter of demanding that the world see the subject as he sees himself.

Aug 132020
 

Wanamaker’s Law: Half of everything is wasted or harmful, and we don’t know which half.

Jul 302020
 

Where mediocrity is not disqualifying it soon becomes mandatory.

Jun 052020
 

The businessman wants peace, which is good for his business; and the intellectual wants war, which is good for his.

Apr 222020
 

Competence dwarfs all other virtues, and nearly every moral system ever devised aims first at disguising that fact.