The League of Extraordinary Authors

Better a Life of Discipline

Better a Life of Discipline

"The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming, and what one has in fact become." - Ashley Montagu       Can you put your finger on your mind and say this is mind? How...

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Warrior-Scholar Exercises

Warrior-Scholar Exercises

    Ronin1eye asks, "Is it possible to have Meaning, Purpose, and Identity, with no words?"  Consider all the athletes, amateur, professional, and Olympic who have done just that. This post is about accomplishing the same, only better, without the thousands...

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What is the Ultimate Failure?

What is the Ultimate Failure?

What a failure, if a caterpillar never became a butterfly. The same for you if you never become what you really are. In both cases effort is necessary. I have developed some exercises over the years that are like nothing you have ever heard of. They will rewire you,...

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Exercise for Freewill

Exercise for Freewill

    The exercises, as simple and easy as they are , are transformative. Each exercise has been designed to take no time out of your day, and to be very simple. All that is required is will and intent. How is this possible? You will spend about  30.000 hours...

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The Water in Your Aquarium

The Water in Your Aquarium

Often I will offer up a mental tool,  like a building block for the intellectual armamentarium I mentioned earlier. And then I will use them again in later posts, which is okay, as that will help you get in the habit of using them. Here is an example. Let's imagine...

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Cargo Cult

Cargo Cult

If what follows sounds strange, weird, that is my fault, not the material. Recall that in several places I have said I don't make this up, just arrange and present it. The thought processes of those successful in business, science, and innovation, are...

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