Indeed, writing forces clear thinking. Interestingly, the most prominent example of Amazon was left out. I touched on it in my related piece on clear augmented writing communication: https://scalingknowledge.substack.com/p/communication-augmentation

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> At Anthropic writing promotes discipline of thought. The work of translating nebulous ideas into concrete words forces intellectual discipline and rigor, especially in research context.

100%. Writing our thoughts down forces them into a coherent, logical narrative. Condensing our writing gives us a deeper understanding. This process improves our thinking.

Great links, excited to read the Stripe and Bill Gates articles. Thanks!

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