#102 How to choose your life partner

Here’s a starter prompt for today.

From T. Urban‘s blog, ‘Wait but Why,’ this intriguing anti-mainstream essay on choosing your life partner… Quite a riot.

An excerpt…

‘Society has it all wrong and gives us terrible advice.  Society encourages us to stay uneducated and let romance be our guide.

‘If you’re running a business, conventional wisdom states that you’re a much more effective business owner if you study business in school, create well thought-out business plans, and analyze your business’s performance diligently. This is logical, because that’s the way you proceed when you want to do something well and minimize mistakes.

‘But if someone went to school to learn about how to pick a life partner and take part in a healthy relationship, if they charted out a detailed plan of action to find one, and if they kept their progress organized rigorously in a spreadsheet, society says they’re A) an over-rational robot, B) way too concerned about this, and C) a huge weirdo.’

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