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Insights Dialogue #1

– So this is it? Is this a game?

– You look surprised.

The only way to get smarter, is by playing a smarter opponent.

– Fundamentals of Chess, 1883.

You see, your greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look. But the question is, is there a war? Is there a need for an enemy?

War cannot be avoided, it can only be postponed to your enemy’s advantage.

–┬áNiccolo Machiavelli, XVth Century

– But I think he was wrong. ‘Cause remember, if you change the rules that control you, you will change the rules of what you can control.

– So, what are your rules? What can you control?

– Wrong question. The question is, what do you want to control? Depending on the answer to that question you shall create your own rules. Only then you’ll be coherent with your decisions.

– Is there a need for rules? Is there a need for control?

– Decision dilemma won’t get you out of this one. Don’t disappoint yourself.

– Good night

– Hm… I think it’s a good morning