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The Cook and the Chef

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ebook, 82 pages
Published November 6th 2016 by Wait But Why
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Sachin Arora
Jul 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I haven't read anything better than this. This article removed all the mind barriers to let me think freely (at least for the time being i feel like that).
We all are trapped in dogma about right and wrong. We just try to choose the easy path and it's follow someone who is do ng good without understanding what is actually good for us.
And this book will help you come out of that dogmatic thinking and give you a clear picture of who you are, what you want, what is the real world and what you should
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Nasseh
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Extremely insightful. Tim Urban uses the analogy of chefs and cooks to draw a distinction between outliers like Elon Musk and the general public. As short as this book is, it has some very interesting points to chew on. Highly recommended.
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I read a lot of Urban, but this one is really special.
Ahmad
Jul 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is probably going to be my favorite WBW essay of all time. It was an incredible reading, mixed in with some pauses for reflective thought, re-reads and anticipatory glosses over what's coming later on in it, it was an experience to read this essay. Everyone seems to talk about first-principles thinking these days, but all materials I have read online shy in comparison to what Tim managed to put down in this simple yet thorough blog post. My key takeaways from it are: 1) be aware of your cer ...more
Adam
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A must read. This, along with many other posts of Tim's, have changed my life outlook. ...more
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