This book can be entertaining as Science Fiction, but it's much better because it's based on reality. The building blocks are ready today!

"...floating cities won’t be founded by conquerors but creators."

"State politics is about enforcing our vision of society on others. is about empowering others to create their visions of societies."

“I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.”
― Robert A. Heinlein

When the next [] panic, remember:

"None of the numerous dire predictions about the impending end of the world that have accompanied mankind since the beginning have occurred so far. But they have always been used as justification for restricting self-determination and exercising power over others."

- Titus Gebel

Reminders from the recent market turbulence:

"(Failure) It’s the preceding feature of nearly all successes."

"In every situation, life is asking us a question, and our actions are the answer. Our job is simply to answer well."

― Ryan Holiday

When looting becomes a way of life for a group in society, over time it creates a legal system that legalizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.

― Claude-Frédéric Bastiat

This article just surprised me with the idea of (a lot) more than one book at a time.

Most I managed successfully so far is one non-fiction in the morning, and one fiction in the evening.
More than that turned unproductive, but I'll give it a try with these guidelines.

The Mental Software Model by Tim Urban.

It is always helpful to remember when you want to find/tackle a large purpose or audacious goal (but anything in life really).

Imagine there is a line between the Strategy box and Action line. That's what separates thoughts from action - probably the greatest obstacle to .

So be less "Greek" and more "Roman" - Just Fucking Do It.

"Achievement comes when you pursue and attain WHAT you want. comes when you are clear in pursuit of WHY you want it"

― Simon Sinek

“You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves. A whole society composed of men afraid of the unknown within them!”

― Hermann Hesse

"Ownership: A commitment of the head, heart, and hands to fix the problem and never again affix the blame."

― John G. Miller, QBQ! The Question Behind the Question

“...once food can be stockpiled, a political elite can gain control of food produced by others, assert the right of taxation, escape the need to feed itself, and engage full-time in political activities.”

― Jared Diamond, Guns, Germs, and Steel

“Arguments from authority carry little weight – authorities have made mistakes in the past. They will do so again in the future. Perhaps a better way to say it is that in science there are no authorities; at most, there are experts.”

― Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: as a Candle in the Dark

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