Stop Hacking Your Life
Focusing on hacking cuts our autonomous legs out from under us. It breeds dependence on expert advice and shortcuts in order to get started and keep moving. It emphasizes new and sexy tips and tricks, while obscuring the simple, obvious advice that could actually save us.
A very interesting read on the topic of life hacks and the quest for shortcuts in life. The quote above doesn’t do the (long) article justice–set some time aside and read it all. It’s worth it, even if it just gets you thinking about the topic.