Philosophy of Life
Philosophy

The Best Advice On How To Live & Think

Do you know the best way to live your life?  Meaning: how do you act in certain situations, how do you handle difficult situations, what do you spend your time on, how do know if you’re on the right path in life, etc.  I’m not sure if any other question matters as much as this […]

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Startups

Current Trends For A New Billion Dollar Startup

Two important themes in our society have kept playing on repeat the past few years, particularly in America; I strongly believe that both represent billion-dollar opportunities for startups to address in a variety of ways. First: Combating Loneliness It’s no secret that young people in cities have become lonelier. Longer hours at work, constant FOMO […]

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Philosophy

A New Way of Understanding Religion

Growing up Jewish and having a Bar Mitzvah, I always felt combative towards my religion. I imagined greener pastures and freedom from the boring services awaited me outside of the four Temple walls. These experiences with religion as a kid have influenced how I view religion today: stodgy, out of touch with reality, and a […]

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AI

AI Doesn’t Know Your Intentions

We hear about AI in the news every day. “AI is coming for our jobs”, or “AI is going to take over the world and murder as all”, or even “AI company now valued at $100 Billion and getting ready for IPO.” I’m personally incredibly excited about the future of AI and how it can […]

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Venture Capital

What’s The Deal With “Corporate Innovation?”

Every CEO harps on “disrupting ourselves” these days. Ever since reading Clayton Christensen’s “The Innovator’s Dilemma”, I’ve noticed more and more large corporations making attempts at insuring against future competition by trying to either 1) be a lead innovator in their current industry, ensuring that an upstart can’t take them down or 2) moving into […]

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Philosophy

A Day In The Woods

Nothing feels better than escaping your daily routine and the noises of the city and trekking through the mountains in the Hudson Valley in New York during fall. Golden, red, and orange leaves litter your entire field of vision. If you hold up a red leaf and inspect it, you’ll notice black speckles on it; […]

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History

Psychology of Fascism- 1941 and Now, and How To Fight It

In his book, Escape From Freedom, written in 1941 at the height of Nazism and World War II, Erich Fromm, an American psychologist and philosopher, discusses the collective psyche of a country conducive to a Fascist leader taking control. Important stuff for us to know in this day and age! In a nutshell, he concludes that […]

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Philosophy

How Do You Know if Your Thoughts Are Your Own?

Seriously, how do you? One of my favorite books I’ve read recently, Escape From Freedom by Erich Fromm, discusses how one of the main ways to gain “positive freedom” is thinking for yourself. Digging deep into your own belief system and worldview and questioning why you believe things helps to uncover what you actually believe and why […]

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