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  1. May 2022
    1. I’m pretty sure all of these people would benefit from a moment of career path reflection.

      It feels much more closer to what we have is going to be a mix of all these three categories.

    2. The idea is that reasoning from first principles is reasoning like a scientist. You take core facts and observations and use them to puzzle together a conclusion, kind of like a chef playing around with raw ingredients to try to make them into something good. By doing this puzzling, a chef eventually writes a new recipe. The other kind of reasoning—reasoning by analogy—happens when you look at the way things are already done and you essentially copy it, with maybe a little personal tweak here and there—kind of like a cook following an already written recipe.


      Chef: Breaks things down to its fundamental principles and then mixes and matches them to create something new.

      Cook: Gathers inspiration from what solutions has already been done, understands it, and tweaks some parts to personalize it for their needs.

    3. But no one is the CEO of your life in the real world, or of your career path—except you.

      To that effect, it might do some good, in terms of developmental psychology and early education to adopt some aspects of this phase in life into the curriculum (not talking about just formal education but also in parenting as well).

      It is like making someone accustomed to a feeling or experience by slowly exposing them to small amounts that are interesting or bearable for them—like building up a resistance to a poison.

    1. Everyone has their own unique style of learning, but on a broader scale, all students belong to one of the following 4 groups

      The classification into the 4 groups is not really significant nor there is much evidence pointing towards it impact when it comes to performance. Most people are able to do all 4 styles with some styles edging out a little more than the others.