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Weekend Reading | Saturday, November 4, 2023

Featured Articles: Good Writing From Around The Web

Flies Neglect Food and Endure Shocks to Seek a Dopamine Reward: Waddell Group Paper Published in Nature

As if we needed more proof that our desire for dopamine pushes us to miss potential risks and make bad choices.

Mere Belief: Sliding Down the Curve of Forgetting

“Even when a memory is proven wrong, a person still remembers it and the false memory is still an element in the person’s belief system.”

17 Life-Learnings from 17 Years of The Marginalian

This is one of the newsletters I will read into my old age. Every email is filled with the juice and the meat of life. It’s what matters.

7 Beliefs About Money


I wholeheartedly agree. But more than that, this is perhaps the best statement of “Find Beauty in Untouched Investments” I have read.

How Time Horizon Affects the Odds of Equity Investing


The worst inflation-adjusted short-term returns belong to stocks; the worst inflation-adjusted long-term returns belong to bonds. So, which one is riskier?


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Always reading, always learning, Jonathan hand-selects these articles for readers each week. To view Jonathan’s curated articles from previous weeks, CLICK HERE.

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