* “The First Lesson of Marriage 101: There Are No Soul Mates.” Improve yourself, first.
* We are heading for a New Cretaceous, not for a new normal. This is important.
* GenZe electric bike review; looks like a good value.
* Is literary glory worth chasing? Probably not, but most people who achieve it are probably not chasing it—or are only chasing it indirectly.
* “Lululemon’s Founder Is an Unlikely Guru. That Might Be Why He’s a Billionaire. Chip Wilson has some odd ideas: Some made him rich, some got him fired.” Is anyone else reminded of Peter Thiel’s Zero to One? Startup founders, like artists, are often different not just in one domain but in many. If they were normal, they wouldn’t be doing what they’re doing. And this is one of the problems in modern universities, as addressed by Haidt and Lukianoff in The Coddling of the American Mind: universities are increasingly against anyone, anywhere, being weird or different, and they will punish weirdness and difference in speech.
* Meet Alexa: inside the mind of an Instagram person. Sounds depressing.
* The Prophet of Envy: a good review of the many Rene Girard books.