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    • Stoicism
      • basic definition
        • “the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint”
        • Nature – Nature is rational.
        • Law of Reason – The universe is governed by the law of reason. Man can’t actually escape its inexorable force, but he can, uniquely, follow the law deliberately.
        • Virtue – A life led according to rational nature is virtuous.
        • Wisdom – Wisdom is the the root virtue. From it spring the cardinal virtues: insight, bravery, self-control, and justice.
        • Apathea – Since passion is irrational, life should be waged as a battle against it. Intense feeling should be avoided.
        • Pleasure – Pleasure is not good. (Nor is it bad. It is only acceptable if it doesn’t interfere with our quest for virtue.)
        • Evil – Poverty, illness, and death are not evil.
        • Duty – Virtue should be sought, not for the sake of pleasure, but for duty.
      • Fletch’s modern interpretation
      • David’s┬ámodern interpretation
    • Emotions hampering people
    • “I don’t want to go through all the trouble to learn SEO”
      • David Mills
      • saying I don’t want to do that in the future…
      • something you don’t even understand
      • making decisions…starting with a subset of
      • judging what you want to do in the future by how you feel right now is a poor decision making process
    • Marcus Aurelius being tempted by Donuts
    • Decision making processes
      • generally check your emotions at the door
        • …and what you want to believe
          • convince yourself that you’re the shit at something when you’re not
      • pick apart the pieces
        • checklists
        • task sets –> smaller task sets …
        • fight overwhelm
      • Data
      • Pretend you’re someone else
      • Try not to make a lot of decisions
        • all decisions are not equal…
        • plan
    • …Donuts…
      • I’ve worked out…family love them
      • Force yourself to remember disgusting donuts feelings
    • How to Get yourself to want to do the right things
      • donuts disgusting thinking trick
      • mental associations
        • think about what you want
        • don’t think about what you don’t want
      • modify your environment
        • commercials — limit your hijackedness
        • the internet/computers
      • tie seemingly unconnected things together
        • goals –> … –> detailed actions
      • forgive yourself

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