David Perell

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Information is food. The similarities: 1) Choosing what to avoid is as important as choosing what to consume. 2) Fasting has proven health benefits. 3) Just as you'll improve your food diet if you start cooking, you'll improve your information diet if you start writing.

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Writing is free therapy. We write about ourselves, even when we write about others. An empty white page is the world’s best mirror.

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Three quick ideas: 1) Spending 24-48 hours alone is healthy, so people should do it more often. 2) The world would be better if we took the idea of “vocation” seriously again. 3) Writers who stand the test of time are usually hard to read. The confusion keeps them interesting.

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Products that should exist: 1) A spaced-repetition learning platform that’s fun to use. 2) Writing software to decrease confusion, increase interestingness, and 10x writing speed. 3) Wearable health tracker with fast feedback loops to provide preventative care for everybody.

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