“I took some pride in not fulfilling my potential, in part, because I was terrified that if I tried my hardest, the world would discover that I didn’t actually have that much potential.”

— John Green, The Anthropocene Reviewed, “Monopoly and Academic Decathlon

Some things I noticed 05/27/2020:
  1. “We can’t get out of it. It’s been announced, it’s in the program.” – Yes Minister, S01E04 “Big Brother”
  2. China, and Asia more broadly, was not a mere bystander to capitalism’s 18th-century birth in Europe.
  3. Lauren Greenfield
  4. Vir Duobus Vultibus, Caput Septimum Decimum
    • “neque bonum est neque malum, est solum potentia, eique qui imbecilliores sunt quam ut illam petant” – Quirrell
    • “tantumne habere pecuniae et vitae quantum cordi est! quae sunt res duae quas plerique praeter omnia eligant – mala foituna accidit ut homines nati sint ad ea potissimum eligenda quae eis minime prosunt.” – Dumbledore
    • “animo ordinate nihil est mors nisi res magna proxime audenda”
  5. ハリー・ポッターと賢者の石 audiobook, promo, vocab SRS
  6. winget
  7. How the stress of fight or flight turns hair white
  8. I’d rather be a sparrow than a snail, Yes I would, if I could, I surely would
  9. Thunderheads” – Sarah Dean