Monday, August 15, 2011

Dear procrastinator

Hacker News | Dear procrastinator: "Procrastination has nothing to do with disciplining yourself or 'just doing it' ... The reason why human-beings procrastinate is to feel in control of their life. The act of rebelling against an oppressor, an authorative figure telling you what to do, is your way of regaining mastery over your own fate. Very much the same way kids throw a tantrum when their parents order them to do something, the procrastinator puts off tasks because he has come to harbor resentment ..."


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