Mar 14, 2017

The high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy.
It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.
— Albus Dumbledore (via swissmiss | Our choices)

Mar 8, 2017

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
— Friedrich Nietzsche (via swissmiss | A Why To Live)

Feb 28, 2017

The planet does not need more successful people. The planet desparately needs more peacemakers, healers, restores, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.
— Dalai Lama

Jan 9, 2017

We should learn to accommodate ourselves to ‘wrongness,’ striving always to adopt a more forgiving, humorous and kindly perspective on its multiple examples in ourselves and in our partners.

Dec 19, 2016

80% aller eingehenden Bürgerkontakte, werden bereits im Erstkontakt fallabschließend durch die Arvato-Mitarbeiter bearbeitet. Das heißt vier von fünf Bürgeranfragen kommen nicht an die Exekutive heran, sondern werden schon vorher von einer privaten Firma erledigt. Die Politik der ausgestreckten Hand verkommt zur Politik des erhobenen Mittelfingers.

Dec 13, 2016

There is nothing outside yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside youself.
— Miyamoto Musashi

Dec 9, 2016

Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever the fuck you were gonna do anyway.
— Robert Downey Jr.

Nov 18, 2016

If we’re constantly chasing the future moment when everything will feel perfect, won’t that make the daily grind seem even more arduous? Perhaps the only truly rewarding life is the one lived with no hope of reward.

Nov 15, 2016

When the algorithms are making the decisions, people often stop working to get better. The algorithms can make it hard to diagnose reasons for failures. As people become more dependent on algorithms, their judgment may erode, making them depend even more on the algorithms. That process sets up a vicious cycle. People get passive and less vigilant when algorithms make the decisions.
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