Bad ideas in essentialism.

  • Having no friends but your children is a good tradeoff.
  • Phelp’s effectiveness was from mental habit, not innate physical superiority.
  • Columbus’ “playfulness” helped him realize the world is round.
  • Top developers product 10,000X.
  • Power law’s existence has anything to do with decisions.
  • “Good tickets” from cop pull-overs were a good thing.
  • Standing, long meetings are good if attendees are consistent.
  • Jiro dreams of sushi is a good life role model.