“The very things that make you so intelligently adaptive simultaneously make you vulnerable to self-deceptive, self-destructive behavior.”
(In case you missed it: Summary & Notes for Ep. 12: https://medium.com/@markmulvey/awakening-from-the-meaning-crisis-by-john-vervaeke-ep-ef8d198c78e6)
Ep. 13 — Awakening from the Meaning Crisis —Buddhism and Parasitic Processing [55:01] https://youtu.be/vGB8k7jk1AQ
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The above quote from Anthony Pompliano is a good description of a big part of my own investing philosophy, and what I believe to be an important edge (or at least advantage) when it comes to investing and business.
Many of my friends and colleagues were caught off guard when I started Surf Report, since they associate me less with business and finance as they do with books, writing, and creativity. Trading and investing have historically been dry topics to outsiders, conjuring images of selfish Wall Street types and craven executives who think money is everything. Financial matters have a long history of being at odds with artistic ones, and literary circles are a far cry from brokerage firms. …
“Science isn’t believed in because it gives us certainty or facts, science is believed in because it gives us self-correcting plausibility.”
(In case you missed it: Summary & Notes for Ep. 11: https://medium.com/@markmulvey/awakening-from-the-meaning-crisis-by-john-vervaeke-ep-11-consciousness-summary-notes-bb731dfb10e6)
Ep. 12 — Awakening from the Meaning Crisis — Higher States of Consciousness, Part 2 [54:26] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39NpjQDtqNw