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 conceal the truth to protect and advance ourselves. But sometimes to our detriment. We work out the …

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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 how our minds can be lead in seduction and the dangers of seeking the wrong things.

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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 need to acknowledge and overcome.

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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 winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play. A simple concept with …

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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 you funnier, more interesting, and better looking. (Or at least two of the three.)

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