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Compendium 23 — How to Think More Effectively

The Scipionic Circle 97: Why You Shouldn't Lie, Assessing Arguments, and Philosophy in Practice

Compendium 22 — 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (Part 2)

The Scipionic Circle 96: Navigating Temptations, Playing Life's Games, and The Correlation of Ideas

Compendium 21 — 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (Part 1)

The Scipionic Circle 95: Your Sphere of Power, Embracing Short-Term Pain, and The Stockdale Paradox

Compendium 20 — Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking

The Scipionic Circle 94: Optimal Decision-Making, The Power of Saying "I Don’t Know", and Identifying Root Causes of Problems

Compendium 19 — Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results

The Scipionic Circle 93: The Power of Incremental Mind Shifts, Psychological Moonshots, and The Evolutionary Design

Compendium 18 — The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

The Scipionic Circle 92: The Power of Purpose, Challenging the Status Quo, and The Essence of Virtue

Compendium 17 — The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer

The Scipionic Circle 91: Using Time Wisely, Understanding Human Behavior, and The Power of Judgements

Compendium 16 — Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

The Scipionic Circle 90: Effective Learning, Decision-Making, and The Logic of Financial Decisions

Compendium 15 — Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

The Scipionic Circle 89: Deconstructing the Self, Decoding Chaos, and Breaking the Chains of Inner Authority

Compendium 14 — Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

The Scipionic Circle 88: How Questions Shape Decisions, Short-Term Sacrifice for Long-Term Reward, and How Words Shape Perception and Memory

Compendium 13 — The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

The Scipionic Circle 87: Mastering Time Management, Depth Over Breadth, and The Paradox of Desire

Compendium 12 — Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

The Scipionic Circle 86: Why Do We Choose What We Choose? Unraveling the Mysteries of Decision-Making

Compendium 11 — Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

The Scipionic Circle 85: Why Venting Anger Causes More Harm, The Mechanics of Pleasure, and How Our Ego Shapes and Rewrites Our Past

Compendium 10 — Breakfast with Seneca: A Stoic Guide to the Art of Living

The Scipionic Circle 84: Overcoming Worry and Anxiety, Navigating Conflicts, and The Incremental Path to Virtue

Compendium 09 — Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts

The Scipionic Circle 83: Decision-Making, Why Reality Isn’t as Logical as We Think, and A Comprehensive Guide to Probabilistic Thinking

Compendium 08 — The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness

The Scipionic Circle 82: The Complexities of Wealth and Contentment, Limitations of Predicting the Future, and The Invisibility of Wealth

Compendium 07 — Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture

The Scipionic Circle 81: Navigating the Complex Territory of Truth, Cultural Constructs of Success, and Plato's Theory of the Soul

Compendium 06 — Be Water, My Friend: The True Teachings of Bruce Lee

The Scipionic Circle 80: Embracing Weaknesses & Leveraging Strengths, The Six Diseases, and The Philosophy of Water

Compendium 05: Atomic Habits – An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

The Scipionic Circle 79: Rethinking Goal Setting, Revolutionizing Performance with Marginal Gains, and Compounding Habits

Compendium 04: Why We Sleep – Unlocking The Power of Sleep And Dreams

The Scipionic Circle 78: Gaining Farsighted Perspective, The Power of Contrast, and Caffeine's Effects on Sleep

Compendium 03: Four Thousand Weeks - Time Management for Mortals

The Scipionic Circle 77: The Endless Cycle of 'Doing More', Diffusion of Responsibility, and Choiceless Awareness

Compendium 02: The Scout Mindset: Why Some People See Things Clearly, and Others Don't

The Scipionic Circle 76: Pursuing Clear Judgment, Mastering the Uncontrollable, and Measuring Certainty

The Scipionic Circle 75: The Future of This Newsletter, Six Mind-Expanding Concepts, and Embracing Challenges

Compendium 01: The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

The Scipionic Circle 74: Avoid Being Fooled, Understanding Human Cognition, and The Dance of Impermanence

The Scipionic Circle 73: The Effects of Constant Connectivity, Disassociating from the Inner Voice and Exploring Homeostasis

The Scipionic Circle 72: Overcoming Emotional Responses, Navigating Information Pollution, and Shattering Self-Limits

The Scipionic Circle 71: Halting Mental Chatter, Overcoming Overwhelm, and Rethinking Failure

The Scipionic Circle 70: Justifying Your Existence, Mastering Mindfulness, and Performing a Self-Assessment

The Scipionic Circle 69: Banishing Negative Thoughts, Time Management Myths, and The Happiness Illusion

The Scipionic Circle 68: Building Your Circle of Compassion, Choosing Friends Mindfully, and Epistemic and Social Confidence

The Scipionic Circle 67: How to Follow Your Values, the Core Ideas of Buddhism, and a 5-Step Goal Setting System

The Scipionic Circle 66 (Formally Mind Macros): Dealing With Our Weaknesses, Naïve Realism and Cognitive Blind Spots, and How to Spot Charlatan's

The Scipionic Circle 65 (Formally Mind Macros): Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Three Stages of Passion, and the Fundamental Attribution Error

Mind Macros 64: Triangulating your views, intelligence and pessimism, and self-observation

Mind Macros 63: Defining goodness, doublespeak, and listening without bias

Mind Macros 62: Hedonic adaptation (why we’re never happy), risk management, and manipulating our memories

Mind Macros 61: Experiencing life through our perceptions, eudaimonia versus happiness, and the forcing bias

Mind Macros 60: Gaining distance from thoughts, the stubbornness of beliefs, and Epictetus' approach to happiness

Mind Macros 59: The Lindy effect, predicting the future, and a fulfilling life

Mind Macros 58: The Pyramid of Choice, Barbell Strategy, and calculated risk

Mind Macros 57: The indirect approach, strategic calculation, and overcompensation

Mind Macros 56: How we justify wrongdoing, The Green Lumber Fallacy, and measuring morality

Mind Macros 55: Exploring human exceptionalism, encouraging imitation, and avoiding foolishness

Mind Macros 54: Argument is war, thinking in metaphors, and mistakes being a prerequisite for success

Mind Macros 53: Overcoming worry, margin of safety, and Stoicism

Mind Macros 52: Skin in the game, human's tendency to believe, and the shortness of life

Mind Macros 51: The five books of stupid, information retention, and learning with flashcards

Mind Macros 50: The bed of Procrustes, accessing the unconscious mind, and self-reliance