Episode-126- TSP Rewind – Using Logical Methods and Function Stacking for Decision Making
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Today is an episode of TSP Rewind, commercial free versions of past podcast episodes. Today’s episode was originally Episode-1707- Using Logical Methods and Function Stacking for Decision Making and was originally published on Jan 12, 2016.
The following are the original show notes from that episode..
Yesterday’s show ran a theme of a penny saved is a tax free penny earned and how that compounds when invested outside the systems of taxation. I love this sort of individual liberation thinking. Then today I answered a question about a stove I mentioned last week. You can read about that here on the Nine Mile Farm Blog.
The basic take away is often you can acquire multiple items instead of an “all in one item” in doing so you will reduce or keep your cost the same while gettting greater functionality, flexibility, performance and redundancy.
While some of this is common sense, it benefits us to look deeper than that. The reason is common sense is the application of knowledge. Most of us know it is common sense to use a Phillips screw driver on a Phillips screw, but if you didn’t know it existed, you would likely make best use of the most usable strait screw driver.
To apply common sense the knowledge in that situation must be sufficient for the question or problem. And at times we can ask ourselves questions to remind us of what we know or help us to see what we do not know, so we know how to research the additional required knowledge.
Join Me Today to Discuss…
- Why common sense isn’t so common
- How common sense is applied
- Evaluate the situation
- Consider the things you know
- Extrapolate what you don’t know based on knowledge and experience
- Proceed accordingly
- The question of a stove top vs. a stove top and oven and where it leads
- My new quail aviary and how it stacks functions but uses multiple components
- How to apply this thinking in your life
- Think before you act
- Do an elements analysis for most decisions
- Find ways that one thing or action can be multiplied
- How this leads to liberty
- Small actions alone are not enough to win the fight
- Properly assembled several small actions multiply their effect
- Waiting for a law to change may result in being old and dead first
- There is always a solution to almost any problem, people just get mentally lazy
- The fact that most are mentally lazy is an advantage for those who are not
- Every person is smart, but that is not enough
- Give three people a tool kit, compare the results
- It is about motivation, desire and application
- What you don’t design and control will be provided for you
- Final Thoughts
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Firstly, this is one of the best episodes I’ve heard. Both the preamble and the actual episode. I started listening a few months after this was first aired.
second, do you have a recommended item for a Dutch oven? I looked and couldn’t find much.
What kind, you want enameled or bare cast and feet or no feet?
Well I briefly looked on amazon. There are lots of options most are enameled. Most did not have a multi-functional lid. I do think enameled makes sense for the non stick function baking but perhaps that’s unnecessary. I love my cast iron pans. I’ve only used a Dutch oven a couple times. It seems like a valuable skill as you mention and super functional item.
Okay so you want cast, no enamel with a recessed lid correct?
Feet on bottom or flat bottom?
Want to cook in an oven or in a fire?
Enamel is great for oven only use. Useless in a camp fire. Answer the above questions and I can tell you exactly what you should get.
Haha. I like your direct questions. I guess in short my answer is it depends and perhaps I don’t know. Kinda was hoping for an item of the day type breakdown
1) yes cast
2) why would you want feet?
3) want to be able to cook on both but primarily in the oven