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Official account of Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, author of #1 New York Times bestseller 'Principles,' professional mistake maker

Joined on 3 August, 2009


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If you limit your goals to what you know you can achieve, you are setting the bar way too low. #principleoftheday

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6. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive action.

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5. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

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3. An Individual has not started living fully until they can rise above the narrow confines of individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity.

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4. Every person must decide at some point whether they will walk in light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

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I admired Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he was a principled man with great principles. The couple that stick in my mind at this time are:

1. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

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2. We must either learn to live together as brothers or we are all going to perish together as fools.

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Achievement orientation is important, but people who obsess over a $1,200 pair of shoes or a fancy car are very rarely happy because they don’t know what it is that they really want and hence what will satisfy them. #principleoftheday

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They appear to be right in observing that there is a backlash brewing against distortions in the media. I hope so and hope that will lead to greater accuracy of reporting. (5/5)

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They said “Spreading disinformation — whether about the election, public health or climate change — has real world consequences,” and it is bound lead to “a reckoning” for media. Their statement is highly informed, true, and courageous. (4/5)

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...saying the media are as culpable as politicians who ‘know the truth but choose instead to propagate lies.’” (3/5)

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That is why I applaud James and Kathryn Murdoch’s honest and bold public statement that, as described by the FT “castigates the US media for the ‘toxic politics’ threatening American democracy... (2/5)

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Media distortions are killing us and most people are reluctant to stand up against them because they are afraid that the media they are criticizing will destroy them. (1/5)

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A proper goal is something that you really need to achieve. Desires are things that you want that can prevent you from reaching your goals. #principleoftheday

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Do you let it consume you and drive you to irrational acts, or do you harness it to motivate and drive you while you pursue your real goals? (2/2)

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Take passion, for example. Without passion, life would be dull; you wouldn’t want to live without it. But what’s key is what you do with your passion. (1/2)

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Collecting these gems continually improves my decision making, so I am able to ascend to higher and higher levels of play in which the game gets harder and the stakes become ever greater. (4/4)

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By solving the puzzle, I get a gem in the form of a principle that helps me avoid the same sort of problem in the future. (3/4)

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If you’re interested in learning what I’m offering you about principles and how the world is unfolding in light of them, you can find out here:

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