Check out the latest posts
David Elikwu

The secret to intelligence

Most people think intelligence is about knowing and saying fancy words (jargon). They accumulate abstractions and discuss them, thinking it's smart. Intelligence is mostly the opposite; it's a factor of your ability to construct and deconstruct abstractions. Acquisition speed is definitely a factor in intelligence, but...

David Elikwu

Chesterton's Fence: Explained

TL;DR / Summary G.K. Chesterton was an early 20th century English writer known for his clever paradoxes. He once wrote: “There exists in such a case a certain institution or law; let us say, for the sake of simplicity, a fence or gate erected across a road. The more...

The Knowledge

The 80/20 Rule: More Results, Less Effort (Wayfinder #8)

Welcome to the eighth issue of Wayfinder, your fortnightly compass for navigating life’s toughest decisions. We'll be trying out a slightly different format for Wayfinder - shorter, denser, but equally actionable. Every fortnight I'll share a framework or mental model you can use to squash...

David Elikwu

Why Writing Fiction is Hard

I don't have any moral judgement on whether it is better to read fiction or non-fiction. But here's what I know - fiction is harder to write. Why? It contains more layers of truth. When you read something worth recommending to others, it's either:...

You’ve successfully subscribed to The Knowledge
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Success! Your email is updated.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.
Please enter at least 3 characters 0 Results for your search