Season 1

March 5, 2020

1. Introduction - The Big Plan

A short episode about the podcast and the show hosts if you want to know more about the show

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March 17, 2020

2. The Elephant in the Brain - Kevin Simler & Robin Hanson

A summary of the key ways human beings lie to themselves and others without even realising. There are so many hidden ways we conc…

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March 31, 2020

3. Why Buddhism is True - Robert Wright

The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

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April 10, 2020

4. The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists - Niel …

Investigative reporter Neil Strauss chronicles his journey and encounters in the seduction community. An interesting tale into ho…

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April 16, 2020

5. Invisible Women - Caroline Criado Perez

The gender bias that is in the world around us and affects our daily lives. A brilliant look at the data that shows the facts we …

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April 19, 2020

6. Finite and Infinite Games - James P. Carse

There are at least two kinds of games. One could be called finite; the other infinite. A finite game is played for the purpose of…

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April 21, 2020

7. Do You Talk Funny? - David Nihil

This book shows how the key principles of stand-up comedy can be applied to your speaking engagements and presentations to make y…

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