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Letters from a Stoic
by Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Jul 30, 1969)
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The power and wealth which Seneca the Younger (c.4 B.C. - A.D. 65) acquired as Nero's minister were in conflict with his Stoic beliefs. Nevertheless he was the outstanding figure of his age. The Stoic philosophy which Seneca professed in his writings, later supported by Marcus Aurelius, provided Rome with a passable bridge to Christianity. Seneca's...
Akshay M
Feb 27, 2020
A thread on my notes and highlights from the book "Letters from a Stoic" by Seneca. Written in around 65 AD, the book is a literary masterpiece, and has had a great influence on me. I try to re-read it at least once a year. (1/n)     source
Thinking in Bets
Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
by Annie Duke (May 07, 2019)
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Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.In Super Bowl XLIX, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll made one of the most controversial calls in football history: With 26 seconds remaining, and trailing by four at the Patriots' one-yard line, he called for a p...
Akshay M
Jan 19, 2020
@AnnieDuke A lot of Howard's latest memo is attributed to @AnnieDuke book, Thinking in Bets. I reviewed this book last year and would say it's a must read for anyone interested in trading and investing. (11/11)     source