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Remembering Aaron Swartz: David Foster Wallace on the Meaning of Life
Remembering Aaron Swartz: David Foster Wallace on the Meaning of Life

“Worship your intellect, being seen as smart — you will end up feeling stupid, a fraud, always on the verge of being found out.”

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Can Money Buy Us Happiness? The Psychology of Materialism, Animated
Can Money Buy Us Happiness? The Psychology of Materialism, Animated

Experiences vs. things, or why the emotional rewards of pro-social spending outshine those of self-interest.

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How to Read Faster: Bill Cosby’s Three Proven Strategies
How to Read Faster: Bill Cosby’s Three Proven Strategies

“Nobody gets something for nothing in the reading game.”

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David Byrne’s Hand-Drawn Pencil Diagrams of the Human Condition
David Byrne’s Hand-Drawn Pencil Diagrams of the Human Condition

“Science’s job is to map our ignorance.”

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Benjamin Franklin on True Happiness
Benjamin Franklin on True Happiness

“Virtue is … the only true happiness of the mind and the best means of preserving the health of the body.”

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Francis Bacon on Friendship
Francis Bacon on Friendship

“A principal fruit of friendship, is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”

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