Resistance is Futile

Ulysses is said to have tied himself to the flagpole of his ship, so that as he sailed past the sirens and heard their beautiful voices, he wouldn’t be able to steer the ship into the rocks trying to find them. When it comes to self-control, tactics of this variety seem to be the most effective.

Self-control is generally construed as a battle between your present and future self. There’s something of immediate value, say some…

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Sam Brinson

Sam Brinson

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An emergent property of billions of chaotically firing neurons. Currently thinking about thinking. http://sambrinson.com/