“I’ve never wanted to write a book, I wanted to write. I wanted to write a hundred books.”
Are you in a relationship with someone hoping that they change and if they did everything would just get better?
He removed knowledge from the situation. And got the attention of millions. Eventually, making real change.
I wanted to learn more about what a Donald Trump presidency might mean. There is so much blood shed trying to force me to have one opinion or the other, I decided to call one of the smartest people I know.
Come up with all the things you daydream about. What have you always wanted to try but never had time for?
Could Žižek really have been only pretending to be some sort of radical leftist all along? Was his endorsement of Trump to be taken at face value, or was there, yet again, some more subtle point he was making?
We all feel stuck or frustrated at some point. Find a destiny, find mentors, meet your new friends, confront the obstacles, return home a changed person.
First I was thinking ‘arm wrestle’. But then I was thinking he’d destroy me because we had spent a long time in the podcast on how to build strength.
Be vulnerable, write down three anxieties a day. I can’t be true to others if I’m not true to myself.
Don’t write what you know, write what fascinates you.