Not Super Smart

Yashmi Adani
A monthly newsletter that breaks down the seemingly simple stuff, hoping to find aha! moments in the mundane.
Created 07 May 2021
  • #4 Finding depth in fleeting connections
    28 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 8 4
    Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying hard to make sense of the fragility of connections. I’ve brought down my dilemma to a single, pressing question: why are humans, despite their best inte...
  • #3 Making the case for humanness
    17 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 6 0
    Connection is a funny thing. Its meaning evolves for us as we go through life, but irrespective of what it means for us, human connection secretes two vital chemicals, without which we’d quite literal...
  • #2 Breaking down personhood, and becoming a less shitty adult
    07 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 10 2
    Personhood as a concept that has been debated endlessly. Kant said a human is a person only if her actions lie in reason. By Kant’s logic, most people I know aren’t persons - at least not all the time...
  • #1 Breaking down the simple - Not Super Smart
    26 May 2021 • 2 min read • 12 1
    This is my first email ever! I’m so excited to be sending it out to you. I wanted to start with a quick note on how and why I created Not Super Smart. Hoping you like reading it. Writing, to me, has b...
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