A framework for First Principles Thinking

Improve your thinking, become smarter and pioneer the future

A first principle is a foundational statement assumed to be true, that can’t be deduced from any other within that system.

The System

The First Principles

To disintegrate something you’ve believed to be true takes courage.

Think for yourself to decide 1) what you want, 2) what is true, and 3) what you should do to achieve #1 in light of #2, and do that with humility and open-mindedness so that you consider the best thinking available to you. — Ray Dalio, Principles

Once you’ve thought through a problem, you begin thinking from the conclusion every time afterwards

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I write about Code and Life philosophies. Sometimes both. | https://neilkakkar.com | Engineer @Bloomberg | Write (Code). Create. Recurse.

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