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A Little Happier: How Did This Stockbroker Make So Many Accurate Predictions?
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: How Did This Stockbroker Make So Many Accurate Predictions?

Learning about a clever and successful financial scam reminded me of how hard it is to know what I don’t know.
A Little Happier: A Mystery—In Order to Find Something Precious, We Must Possess It Already.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: A Mystery—In Order to Find Something Precious, We Must Possess It Already.

In different ways, many people have expressed the very powerful and mysterious idea: In order to find something, we must possess it.
A Little Happier: We Don’t Always Know What’s a Waste of Time, or What’s a Good Use of Our Time.
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: We Don’t Always Know What’s a Waste of Time, or What’s a Good Use of Our Time.

The career of a law-school friend reminded me of an important truth: it’s not always clear what’s a good use of our time. And it’s certainly not clear what’s a good use of other people’s time.
A Little Happier: An Old and Famous Story About How We Can’t Outrun Our Fate
A Little Happier

A Little Happier: An Old and Famous Story About How We Can’t Outrun Our Fate

The ancient teaching story about “an appointment in Samarra” is a wonderful illustration of the inevitability of fate.
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