Don’t follow your passions, follow your effort. It will lead you to your...– This statement by Mark Cuban reminds me of something Charlie Chaplan said about how he became an actor: “I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can’t help it. It’s the truth.” Dont Follow Your...
Never underestimate how much people desire to be spoon-fed.– Charlie Hoen
Why the Kony video is a good thing...
The message may be flawed but fundamentally the Kony video has done its purpose. It’s inspired people to want to capture an actual, real-life bad guy (#1 criminal in the world according to the International Criminal Court). This video activated an entire base that was prior to this was posting and sharing videos of talking dogs, the Kardashians, and donkey sex. So hell yeah, it’s a...
All the adults are saying, ‘We need to improve science in the world. Let’s train...– Neil deGrasse Tyson, on America’s lack of science literacy
Seth Godin: What is school for?
From the article: Even though just about everyone in the West has been through years of compulsory schooling, we see ever more belief in unfounded theories, bad financial decisions, and poor community and family planning. People’s connection with science and the arts is tenuous at best, and the financial acumen of the typical consumer is pitiful. If the goal was to raise the standards for...
I don’t like work—no man does—but I like what is in the work,—the chance to find...– Marlow in Heart of Darkness (via brycedotvc)