Those malicious mo-fos aren’t evil, they are just stupid

Those malicious mo-fos aren’t evil, they are just stupid
Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation
Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation
Those malicious mo-fos aren’t evil, they are just stupid
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Over on Medium, Michael Lin has a post of short tidbits that he’s learned from reading 100 self-development books.

That’s a lot of books.

And it’s a lot of two-three sentence tidbits that he has, but one of them leapt out at met his week.

And it’s this:

“Don’t attribute to malice what can be attributed to stupidity. Most of the world is not trying to fuck you over. Most of the world can do stupid things though, especially me.”

DOG TIP FOR LIFE

You might expect everyone to throw you into the dog pound or the UPS man to come steal your bacon, but it’s just fear. Not reality.

LINKS TO LEARN MORE

https://news.yahoo.com/woman-mistakes-seasoning-packet-for-bath-salts-has-very-weird-bath-i-just-turned-myself-into-literal-soup-203340089.html

https://medium.com/curious/how-i-turned-my-fears-into-my-greatest-weapon-c40781643f97
 
https://medium.com/@michael-lim/40-short-life-lessons-i-learned-from-reading-over-100-self-development-books-4f6c4a75d914
 

SHOUT OUT!

The music we’ve clipped and shortened in this podcast is awesome and is made available through the Creative Commons License. 

Here’s a link to that and the artist’s website. Who is this artist and what is this song?  It’s “Summer Spliff” by Broke For Free.

WE HAVE EXTRA CONTENT ALL ABOUT LIVING HAPPY OVER HERE! It’s pretty awesome.

AND we have a writing tips podcast called WRITE BETTER NOW!

We have a podcast, LOVING THE STRANGE, which we stream live on Carrie’s Facebook and Twitter and YouTube on Fridays. Her Facebook and Twitter handles are all carriejonesbooks or carriejonesbook. But she also has extra cool content focused on writing tips here.

Carrie is reading one of her poems every week on CARRIE DOES POEMS. And there you go! Whew! That’s a lot!

Author: carriejonesbooks

I am the NYT and internationally-bestselling author of children's books, which include the NEED series, FLYING series, TIME STOPPERS series, DEAR BULLY and other books. I like hedgehogs and puppies and warm places. I have none of these things in my life.

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