“There are three classes of men: lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.”-Plato, The Republic.
You guys stunned us with your hard work paying off during last week’s test week. We saw massive PRs across the board, and it is all due to your hard work. Keep ringing that PR bell!
Next week will be a deload week marked by lower barbell volume in “B.” We will then start our next strength cycle the following week and it will last past all the holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day for 12 weeks.
“There is a principle in philosophy and rhetoric called the principle of charity, which says that one should interpret other people’s statements in their best, most reasonable form, not in the worst or most offensive way possible.”-Jonathan Haidt & Greg Lukianoff, The Coddling Of American Mind.
“Comfort and physical safety are boons to humanity, but they bring some costs, too. We adapt to our new and improved circumstances and then lower the bar for what we count as intolerable levels of discomfort and risk.”-Jonathan Haidt & Greg Lukianoff, The Coddling Of American Mind.
“If only it were so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being.”-Jonathan Haidt & Greg Lukianoff, The Coddling Of American Mind.
“Grant offers the following four rules for productive disagreement: 1)Frame it as a debate, rather than a conflict. 2)Argue as if you’re right, but listen as if you’re wrong (and be willing to change your mind). 3)Make the most respectful interpretation of the other person’s perspective. 4)Acknowledge where you agree with your critics and what you’ve learned from them.”-Jonathan Haidt & Greg Lukianoff, The Coddling Of American Mind.