It’s so easy to “add” on the internet, to put more things unthinkingly into a container — so it can be a thoughtful exercise to “subtract,” remembering which are our favorites, or why this collection even matters in the first place.
Venkatesh Rao ☀️
The older I get the more it sinks in that 90% of effectiveness is just taking a thing seriously enough. That translates to just wanting the thing itself rather than adjacent things that may or may not happen as a side effect. Most things sort themselves out if you’re serious.
Wanting the thing
Wanting to be seen to want the thing
Wanting to do the things needed to do the thing
Wanting to be seen to do the things needed to do the thing
Wanting to want the thing
Wanting to want to do the thing
Wanting to have done the thing
Jul 4, 2020, 9:47:40 PM