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Ali Moeeny MD PhD

It has been a bit crazy so far. But I've been told only the first 100 years or so will be like that.

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Being Nice vs Providing Good Service

I think many businesses, hotels for example, are realizing, it costs less to hire nice people specially nice people who will engage customers online, rather ...

What Do People Do in Small Cities?

I am not talking about what do they do for fun or entertainment. This is not a “oh my god life here is so boring, I don’t know what people do here”. This is ...

Slightly Diverging Life Tracks

Was a long time ago, feels like a different life or a dream [was actually like 9 years ago]. I was listening to this speech by Jim Rohn (yeah the old-school ...


Human Knowledge Synchronization

I absolutely understand the downsides. The Orwellian nightmare it potentially can lead to, but wouldn’t it be great if we had a means to move all humanities ...

Asymmetries in life

Although I don’t have kids I often imagine myself giving advice to my imaginary kids. One of these lessons I keep telling my imaginary kids and myself is to ...


Last night Motahar and I watched Zootopia. Hands down it was one of the best Disney movies in recent history. Although the story is not very strong, it is ve...


Inherent Conflict

Keeping your job vs Making the company a better place which is your TOP priority?

Clusters of Things in Life

Most things in life come in clusters, in bunches. They could have been more evenly distributed, but no they are clustered.

Ex Machina, a Movie I Like

A movie worth watching more than once. I see it in conjunction with 'Singularity is Near' by Ray Kurzweil

Repetition, and Persistence

Not only we are very bad at persisting in our life plans and goals, we are very bad at knowing how bad we are

Learning to Enjoy

Generally we learn how to leave by negative associations. By guilt and shame. This leads among other things to inability to enjoy our successes.

Finding People

With more than half of the world's population having some access to the Internet one thinks it should be easy to find people. But it is not. It is not still ...

The Problem With Philosophy

A significant problem amateur philosophers or anyone reading philosophy face, is arrogance caused by the sense of I understand profound things that others don't

Childhood Attitude Toward Money

Lots of our understanding of the world that we pick up during childhood turns out to be very unhelpful in adult life or plain hurtful. One specially case is ...