Are reciprocal ratings the cure or the curse?

A Uber passenger can rate the driver and vice versa. An Airbnb guest can rate the host and vice versa. Reciprocal ratings are commonplace today – what are the pros and cons? Let’s do some thought experiments.

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Live Deliberately, Not Conditionally: On Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem – seize the day while it lasts. Motivation for the new year of 2020 ahead.

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“I am a crazy idiot, and I am cool with that.” Kudos to (healthy doses of) self-deprecating humor

Admit and embrace two things about ourselves: 1/ We are idiots, 2/ We are crazy => and life suddenly becomes infinitely easier. Humor guaranteed, along with a (healthy dose of) self-deprecation.

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Choose or risk forever surrendering your peace – Why Having Your Own Philosophy Matters

A counter-argument against “philosophy is dead”: why it matters to choose a philosophy of life for ourselves

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The World ALWAYS Makes Sense

When was the last time you heard someone say “xxxx doesn’t make sense”? Good news: the world *always* makes sense. Not-so-good news: does not mean we always make perfect sense of the world.

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Secret to Longevity: Make Frequent “Quantum Jumps” to New Reality-Matrices

Reality is messed up. And this post is intended to mess with reality.

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Stop Renting. Start Living: Rejecting the Second-Hander

What is the most expensive rent you could pay? It is the rent on your Self. Rejecting the second-hander is the prerequisite to be truly living.

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The Best Relationship Advice: “When People Tell You Who They Are, Believe Them”

Believe them – and believe them the first time. This is the best relationship advice that will set you free and save you from pain.

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“All models are wrong, but some are useful”: Man’s Journey to Make Sense of the World

The world always makes sense. If you say something “does not make sense”, what really doesn’t make sense is your model of the world.

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Heal With Herbs & Honey

Tips on how to select honey, what honey is good for, herbal honey tea suggestions & more to refresh your summer with some health tips.

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