Why aren't more practical frameworks taught in school?

I took cooking class & made recipes, but never learned salt, acid, fat, heat

I took PE & exercised, but never learned how to structure a workout

I took sooo many English classes, but never learned the keys to storytelling

Twitter user Steph Smith thinking about learning frameworks



If procrastination is anxiety towards the imperfection of creation, maybe the best way around it is to adopt the idea that all creation are iterative steps towards perfection - even failed steps.

Apocryphon on squandering time



Buying a home is stupid. It may make sense in a strictly financial sense, but I think people who recommend buying your own house completely ignore opportunity cost of that money, and the fact that it locks you into the same career, house and area for many years. In my opinion, buying a home isn’t worth it.

Gabriel on The Hustle



Simplicity and elegance are unpopular because they require hard work and discipline to achieve and education to be appreciated.

Edsger W. Dijkstra

Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.

Alan Perlis