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Finite and Infinite Games

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“The actor who will accept anything that happens seems supernatural; it’s the most marvelous thing about improvisation: you are suddenly in contact with people who are unbounded, whose imagination seems to function without limit.” – Keith Johnstone, Impro: Improvisation and the Theater Our last post examined life as a series of boxes. We learned that each box can both define and constrain...

What Box Are You In?

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“People with dull lives often think that their lives are dull by chance. In reality everyone chooses more or less what kind of events will happen to them by their conscious patterns of blocking and yielding. A student objected to this view by saying, ‘But you don’t choose your life. Sometimes you are at the mercy of people who push you around.’ I said, ‘Do you avoid such people?’ ‘Oh!’ She said...

Psychological Freedom

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I’d like to thank Asia Noble for the illustrations this week. If you are looking for a talented illustrator, you can find her at  or email her at n@asianoble.co. I’d also like to thank Bill Ledley and Ryan Vanzo for their valuable feedback. Now on to the post. I laid out six beliefs in the Founder’s Letter. Over time we’re going to explore each of these beliefs in detail. There is a...

Founder’s Letter

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Welcome. I wrote a letter to potential readers because I view you as stakeholders in this endeavor. You invest your time. You deserve to have a roadmap as to what you’re investing in and a North Star by which to hold me accountable. Dear Reader, I started Permissionless Life because I think it’s one of the greatest times to be alive. I also think things are going to continue to get a lot...