About Pawel

Discussion topics

Here's an incomplete list of some of the things that interest me. Way back when before the internet, people used to write long letters about interesting subjects to one another.

If you happen to share an interest in any of the below topics, feel free to reach out to me on Twitter to get my email address and let's dive into a meaningful discussion about any of them.

๐Ÿงช Science
  • Fermi's paradox
  • The mind of John Von Neumann
๐ŸŒ† Social sciences and psychology
  • Technological luddites.
  • Societal pessimism of new inventions/behaviours.
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Productivity
  • Playbooks, knowledge management, communication scaling.
๐ŸŽฎ Games
  • Age of Empires 2
  • GTA V
  • Hedgewars
๐Ÿ“ˆ Economics
  • Bitcoin and that kind of junk.
  • Systemic design, incentives, second order effects
๐Ÿง  Philosophy & mind
  • Nihilism
  • Existentialism
  • Schopenhauer
  • Mindfulness/breath control
  • Existential anxiety, panic attacks, depression
  • Psychedelics, cannabis and non-ordinary states of consciousness
๐Ÿ“ป Music
  • Rap lyricism
โŒš๏ธ Popular culture
  • Game of Thrones lore and history. Screw you, D&D.