- Intrinsic meaning in life: balancing security and expanding boundaries at the same time. Unerring guide to proper action in the world
- Hierarchy is natural. Consider the lobster. Social relationships are hierarchical.
- Have good posture.
- Hanlon’s Razor: never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.
- Sacrifice is awesome. Give up something in the present for the benefit of the future
- The real world: people want to help