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Brian Christian
“Don’t always consider all your options. Don’t necessarily go for the outcome that seems best every time. Make a mess on occasion. Travel light. Let things wait. Trust your instincts and don’t think too long. Relax. Toss a coin. Forgive, but don’t forget. To thine own self be true.”
Brian Christian, Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

David Eagleman
“who you are depends on the sum total of your neurobiology.”
David Eagleman, Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

Ted Chiang
“ couldn't ask a person to remain supportive through any crisis. If a man's wife were suddenly afflicted with a mental illness, it would be a sin for him to leave her, but a forgivable one. To stay would mean accepting a different kind of relationship, something not everyone was cut out for...

'Division by Zero”
Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others

David Eagleman
“Keep in mind that every single generation before us has worked under the assumption that they possessed all the major tools for understanding the universe, and they were all wrong, without exception.”
David Eagleman, Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

David Eagleman
“Evolution is smarter than you are.”
David Eagleman, Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain

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