Notes: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams

Feb 14, 2017

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The 6 filters for truth

  1. Personal experience
  2. Experience of people you know
  3. Experts
  4. Scientific studies
  5. Common sense
  6. Pattern recognition

When seeking truth, best bet is to look for confirmation on at least two

3. Passion is Bullshit

4. Scott’s many failures

6. Goals vs systems

7. Adam’s system

8. Corporate career fizzled

9. Deciding vs wanting

10. Selfishness Illusion

Three kinds of people:

1. Selfish
2. Stupid
3. Burden on others

11. Energy metric

12. Managing your attitude

18. Recognizing talents and knowing when to quit

19. Is Practice Your Thing?

20. Managing your Odds for Success

21. Math of Success

22. Pattern Recognition

24. Affirmations

25. Timing is Luck Too

29. Association Programming

30. Happiness

31. Diet

32. Fitness


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