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2006.11.05 A satisficed sleeper
04-NOV-2006

2006.11.05 A satisficed sleeper

Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai

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Got this on the way home from dinner last night. I assume he didn't make it back to his hotel after a last "one for the road".

I was reading a while ago about the concept of satisficing (as opposed to maximising) - accepting that not all decisions you make will be optimal, and deciding that for some decisions you'll put in just enough effort to get a reasonable result rather than always looking a bit further for a better option. Apparently knowing how to let go of the need to make every decision perfectly is useful in having a happy life.

Canon PowerShot A710IS
1/4s f/3.5 at 5.8mm full exif

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AL06-Nov-2006 00:23
Very interesting, both the picture and your words. It's truly brilliant find and thought.
Dan Chusid05-Nov-2006 16:48
Now that's funny!!!!!!
caveman_lee05-Nov-2006 16:44
What can I say ! Great shot with excellent composition and idea. GMV
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