Intermittent posts inspired by interesting conversations, thoughts, or ruminations that I’ve had.

Prime Idea Factorization

I’ve never had a truly original idea. I had that realization around a month ago. It irked me at first. After some thought, it’s brought me a lot of peace, focus, and optimism. I’d like to share why. Most people have never had original, novel ideas. This applies to people that pride themselves on having great ideas. It also applies to people that history prides on having great ideas. And let me be clear: I’m not making a semantic or hand-wavey epistemic argument....

December 23, 2022 · 5 min · Dan