Lyman Manzanares

How to acquire specific knowledge

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“Specific knowledge is found by pursuing your genuine curiosity and passion rather than whatever is hot right now.”― Naval

Kids are smarter than you

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“Kids naturally think in first principles. They ask ‘why’ a lot because they’re trying to understand how things work. They’re trying to deconstruct what’s thrown at them to decide if it makes sense. They’re trying to think for themselves. Parents, cherish the ‘why’ questions.”― Ana Lorena Fabrega, November 22, 2020

Chase that, not this

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“We don’t get the thing we want by chasing the thing. We get the thing we want by chasing the behavior required to get the thing.”― Jack Butcher

Not bought, but earned

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“A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought — they must be earned.”― Naval

Herding kids by age, for grade

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“I’m confused. How did we conclude that the best way to prepare kids for the future is to cluster them into a setting where they are organized by age, into grades, and forced to learn the same things, at the same time and pace, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 12 + […]