The Tender Place Between Oversimplification and Unnecessary Complexity

We work with approximations. Everything we do in our lives is based on an approximation of some sorts. We approximate the weather (hence, how we will dress for the day), we approximate the time needed to arrive at a certain place, we approximate the answers we get in a conversation and so on and so … Read more The Tender Place Between Oversimplification and Unnecessary Complexity

The Benefit-Cost Ratio Of Socializing

Going out, meeting people – the pinnacle of having fun, for the overwhelming majority of humans on this planet. Also called socializing, in some circles. I’ve been on both ends of this stick: the “monk end”, where I could spend weeks without seeing anyone, and the “people person”, where I would be surrounded incessantly by … Read more The Benefit-Cost Ratio Of Socializing