Sunday, 21 July 2019

Something To Do At Harvard

something to do at Harvard 

their way through them the miniature traffic cones of their existence you are wrong and they are right well you're half right do you think therefore you are but als

o your job therefore you sleep therefore you're not overwhelmed by existential angst you can't be can't and you don't want to be play a sport do yoga pump iron run whatever

 but take care of your body you're going to need it most of you may are going to live to nearly a hundred and even the poorest of you will achieve a level of wealth that

most humans throughout history could not have dreamed of and this long luxurious life ahead of you is going to make you depressed but don't despair there is an inverse

correlation between depression and exercise do it run my beautiful intellectuals run five be hard on your opinions a famous bon mot asserts that opinions are like ass

holes in that everyone has one there is great wisdom in this but I would add that opinions differ significantly from ourselve

s and that yours should be constantly and thoroughly examined I used to do exams in here it's revenge we must think critically and not just about the ideas of othe

rs be hard on your beliefs take them out onto the veranda and hit them with a cricket bat be intellectually rigorous identify your biases your prejudices your privileges most of society's arguments are kept a

live by a failure to acknowledge nuance we tend to generate false dichotomies and then try to argue one point