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Fifteen | London, United Kingdom | Questioning Reality

Ask any 10 people to define what it means to be “successful” and you will have 10 different answers. Success is a truly subjective experience and accomplishment, but one thing is definite: it is those who are exremely hard-working are the ones that rise to the top. But, what if…

For my 15th birthday, I decided to come up with a list of 15 things that I’ve learned in my 15 years on Planet Earth.

Simplicity Is The Ultimate Sophistication.

Respect others. Respect their opinions and their choices.

Be an Amateur.

Embrace Your Imperfections.

Change requires discomfort.

Live in the present, forget the past, and give up hopes for the future.


Dream long term, plan short-term.

Everyone is different.

Learn from others and their mistakes.

The future is uncertain.

It’s okay to fail as long as you learn from it.

Experience is the greatest teacher on this planet.

Friction is the greatest force in the Universe.

Never stop learning.

The greatest fear people you could possibly live in is the fear of what other people think about you.

There you go, there you have it! Those are the 15 things I’ve learned in 15 years. Excited for what the future holds.

02 August…

To The Moon

With u/TSLAInsider’s claim in January that Tesla bought $800mn worth of Bitcoin and Elon Musk’s recent tweets, let’s be honest, we saw this coming.

Tesla’s filing on Monday stated that the company has bought $1.5bn of Bitcoin.

Let’s (try to) analyze this rationally. Before purchasing $1.5bn worth of Bitcoin, Tesla…

Humans are proud of a lot of things, from particle accelerators to poetry to Pokemon. All of them made possible because of something humans value extremely highly: Intelligence. We think of intelligence as a trait like height or strength, but when we try to define it, things get fuzzy. …

Physicist Erwin Schrodinger defined life this way:

“ Living things avoid decay into disorder and equilibrium”

But, what does this actually mean?

Let’s pretend that your download folder is the universe; It started orderly and got more chaotic over time. …

So, there used to be this thing called a party. The concept was simple — gather a bunch of living, breathing bodies in the same place at the same time and just see what happens. Some parties were promises — and those were called “weddings,” and other parties were goodbyes…

Don't worry, it’s not just you.

Today, my friend and I briefly touched on what it means to be weird. For my whole school life, dozens of people have called me “weird.” To them, it’s a kind, polite way of saying that they think I’m eccentric.

Eccentric means “ unconventional…

Wealth inequality is a hot-button issue that is only going to get more divisive as the world gets richer, but is wealth inequality a problem?

Photo by Matteo Catanese on Unsplash

The wealthiest people among us today live a life unparalleled by any other human throughout history. The greatest kings and emperors could only dream of the life afforded by today’s billionaires. It doesn’t end there, even multi-millionaires are living through a time where they have access to information, unhindered mobility…

“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.”

It’s common to hear that space is the final frontier. To go where no man has gone before, but in actuality, it’s the beginning of the future.

Exploring space is a ‘painful’ journey. Picture: Challenger Disaster, 1986.

The knowledge we gain about…

Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. — Warren Buffett.

Recession! Just that one word is enough to summon up images of graphs depicting downward trends, alarming news headlines, fear, unemployment, bankruptcy and it’s all absolutely true. During the times of a recession the stock…

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