Living Longer by Stretching Psychological Time

I’d like to live longer. Most people would. Collectively we invest a lot to squeeze more years from our lives: exercising, not smoking, eating healthy and taking whatever supplement cocktail is currently in fashion. But what about making the years seem longer themselves? Psychological time is how long time feels. Although we normally equate psychological […]

What if Luck Matters More than Effort?

How would you live if success in anything were mostly luck, not effort? It’s an interesting question to ask, because I’m not sure it’s hypothetical. Life being mostly about luck isn’t as fatalistic as it sounds. But, living would require a different perspective. This is article is a thought experiment on what that perspective would […]