A “Post-Verbal” World

“The real world is unspeakable.” -Alfred Korzybski I was walking with a friend recently, and we were discussing the limitations of language (among many things, like the best pancakes in San Francisco). But we kept going in circles on just how difficult it is to explain something using the...

The United States of the World

The frequently polarizing (and often brilliant) venture capitalist, Peter Thiel, has an interesting interview question that goes like this: “What is something you believe that no one around you believes?” It’s an interesting thought exercise to see if you only keep beliefs kept by those around you (or if...