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Competitive Shooting is Making Me Better at Just About Everything

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:35 — 26.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWay back when I used to ride mountain bikes in junior high school I just pushed my mountain bike down the trail, and never really learned how to do things better. I rode a lot, put a lot of miles on my bike, but I didn’t practice. Listen to the Podcast: I did the same …

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Skills vs. Tools

I’ve been dwelling on a Robert Heinlein quote for a few days, and I think that he says something really important here that most probably don’t realize: “A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new …

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