Reputational Cost

To help you decide whether to believe someone, consider the reputational cost they would face if they believed something else, particularly the opposite thing. If their status, reputation, or livelihood is based on a certain belief, they are incentivized against espousing anything that would contradict such view.


When on vacation at a place that is not your home, you won’t sleep in. You’ll have to catch up on your sleep when you get back.

On Fixing

Fix yourself before you try to fix the world. You may be viewing the world as broken because your life is broken.