Is progress linear or cyclical?

“I thought all my life that progress was linear. Now it’s very clear at best it’s cyclical and it’s very hard to tell we are at the bottom of the wave or are we going to have an upswing.”

Louise Arbor (chief prosecutor of the Rwandan & Yugoslav war crimes tribunals) speaking to Alec Russell in the FT 24/25 November 2018

 

The Monday Morning Quote #496

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time;

serenity is the feeling that nothing is.”

Thomas Szasz

via John Naughton

We had shown resilience and proven that so much in performance is about belonging and purpose.

We had shown resilience and proven that so much in performance is about belonging and purpose.

Like I said, it was a surreal weekend; in a city driven by opulence and materialism there were a bunch of boys from the Fijian villages, some who had no family homes to go back to, happier than any of those high-rollers on the Strip.

Ben Ryan on Las Vegas and the Fijian 7s

The Monday Morning Quote #466

“The essential principal of business—of occupation in the world—is this: figure out some way in which you get paid for playing.”

Alan Watts

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