I discovered that Reid Mihalko, who runs a sex-advice Web site called reidaboutsex.com—“What Tim Ferriss does for stuff, I do for sex”—has incredibly warm hands.
In 1937, at the height of the Depression, Napoleon Hill wrote “Think and Grow Rich,” which claimed to distill the principles that had made Andrew Carnegie so wealthy. “The Power of Positive Thinking,” by Norman Vincent Peale, which was published in 1952, advised readers that techniques such as “a mind-emptying at least twice a day” would lead to success. By the seventies, Werner Erhard and est promised material wealth through spiritual enlightenment. The eighties and nineties saw management-consultancy maxims married with New Age thinking, with books such as Stephen Covey’s “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” In the past decade or so, there has been a rise in books such as “Who Moved My Cheese?,” by Spencer Johnson, which promise to help readers maximize their professional potential in an era of unpredictable workplaces.
Fine. But then his four-hour work week is merely semantic. Because everything Tim does he turns into what the rest of us would call work, and he calls it not-work. For example, tango. If you want to be world-record holder, it's work. It's your job to be special at dancing the tango. That's your big goal that you're working toward. How you earn money is probably just a day job. So most weeks Tim probably has a 100-hour workweek. It's just that he's doing things he likes, so he lies to you and says he only works four hours. He defines work only as doing what you don't like.
It's childish. It's a childish, semantic game. And it reminds me of him winning the Chinese National Kickboxing Championships by leveraging a little-known rule that people are disqualified if they stop outside the box. So he pushed each of his opponents outside the box to win.
formed his life philosophies under Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe
Be the change you want to see in the bedroomSexual Superhero Recommendations for Burning Man!Reid's Safer Sex Elevator Speech
Always ask permission and get a verbal “yes” before touching someone. (Trust me on this one!)Always say “Please” and “Thank you” ‘cause people being generous with their genitals is a gift, and Burning Man is a gift economy kind’a place!
For all the Ferriss hate in this thread, the diet as described in the 4 Four Body book works like no one's business. It's close to mindboggling, seeing how effortless and easy to maintain it all is. 10 kilograms gone in under two months, all expectations exceeded by far.
Except that when Ferriss binges, he endeavors to "have as much of the crap ingested either go into muscle tissue or out of the body unabsorbed."
[...] Ferriss writes, "Rather than debate meta-studies, I simply weighed my poo."
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