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Tim Urban is one of the internet's most popular writers and the founder of Wait But Why. When we look to our past, many of us believe that we could have behaved differently, perhaps that we should have behaved differently. Yet when we look to the future we believe that our path is locked in and genu...

Tim Urban is one of the internet's most popular writers and the founder of Wait But Why.

When we look to our past, many of us believe that we could have behaved differently, perhaps that we should have behaved differently. Yet when we look to the future we believe that our path is locked in and genuine change is difficult, this couldn't be more backward and Tim explains it in a number of obvious, face-palm-inducing ways.

Expect to learn what Tim thinks about Elon's takeover of Twitter, why leisure time when you're not supposed to be having leisure time is a curse, why you should absolutely not marry the wrong person, Tim's best advice for dealing with procrastination, how he copes with criticism from strangers and peers, how to avoid dwelling on decisions you didn't make and much more...

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00:00 Intro
00:19 How Sword-fights Are Legal in Texas
05:11 Life is Too Short to Waste Time
12:44 Mistaking the Comfortable for the Enjoyable
17:49 How to Not Dwell on Painful Regrets
25:24 Elon’s Takeover of Twitter
35:37 Maintaining Motivation in a Big Project
47:14 The Struggle to Choose a Partner
53:00 How to Deal with Criticism
1:01:55 Where to Find Tim

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