All posts tagged ‘procrastination

Idleness and Action: A How-To

This article was written after my good friend Philipp wrote me the following lines about The Friendly Anarchist: “At first, I found [your posts to be] contradictory. You’re writing about the benefits of idleness on the one hand, and then about how good it feels to do something at all. So what is your point? […]

Procrastinate on TASKS, not on your LIFE

While in the 17th century procrastination was only a concern of some overly pious reverends, it has become a main preoccupation of the whole mankind nowadays – especially since the invention of Twitter and RSS feeds, it seems. Everybody is worried about procrastinating on the tasks they should be getting done. In times of ever more […]

On Figuring Out Who You Are (and What Would Plato Do?)

Today, I spent an entertaining and enlightening 37 minutes and 22 seconds listening to a talk by Merlin Mann, titled “Makebelieve Help, Old Butchers, and Figuring Out Who You Are (For Now)“. In it, Mann dwells lenghty on the well-known paradox, that whilst procrastinate-ish time spent on your Gameboy or surfing the web will probably […]