In 1958, Mao Zedong devised The Great Sparrow Campaign, a radical plan to improve China’s food supply. Because sparrows like to pick grain seeds, they reduced the farmers’ yields, so Zedong called on his people to kill as many sparrows as[…]
If you want to make it virtually impossible for someone else to change their behaviour try unsolicited advice. This advanced alienation strategy, often falsely discredited as “smartassiness”, requires absolute faith in your own superiority. If you are still a little[…]
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