Seneca

I finally finished reading Resilience by Eric Greitens

I usually breeze through books. I read Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman in four days. And it has math. I read Eric Greitens’s book The Heart and the Fist in two days. Why did it take me over a month to finish Resilience? I’m not sure, but here’s what I think. First, the book compels action. How could I read this paragraph without writing a blog post? If we are trapped in a life where everything is provided for us, our minds fail to grow, our relationships atrophy, and our spirits deteriorate.
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Going Home

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. But if that step is in the wrong direction, you might end up 2,000 miles from your goal. Many believe America took a step in the wrong direction long ago–about the time “progressivism” became popular among political, business, and academic elites in the early 20th century. If progressivism was a step in the wrong direction, it’s led us at least 2,000 miles from our target.
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