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Ogilvy’s How to Write Memo

David Ogilvy’s 1981 memo to staff at Ogilvy & Mather. Have read this several times over the years and found it useful. Note that is not the same as thinking it completely true. For example, there are counter-examples to the claim that “People who think well, write well”). Posting here for my own archival and […]

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Ancient Greek Epitaph re Non-Existence of Afterlife

Do not pass by my epitaph wayfarer, But stand, listen, and when you have heard, go on your way. There is no boat in Hades, no ferryman Charon … All of us who have died and gone below Are bones and ashes, nothing else. Ancient Greek epitaph from After Lives: A Guide Heaven, Hell and […]

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