At the moment I’m into Jordan Peterson’s ideas and his theories about morality and how to live so let’s pull that in. He says that we must act in a way so as to win multiple games. One must simultaneously question oneself as to how to play the “will I survive the day?” game, the “can I feed my family?” game, the “is my community stable?” game, the “is my nation going in the right direction?” game and the “is humanity going to survive the next decade?” game. I’ll call it the contribution hierarchy.
Notice that this is a perfect inversion (and I would say perfect alternative) to the despicable Bedouin saying: “I am against Continue reading #28 On wilful blindness
I propose we start writing letters to each other. The rationale is pragmatic, we both like to write but we tend to do it in tandem. That makes progress slow. Letters meanwhile are necessarily separate. While the rationale is pragmatic my motivation is not. I want to reclaim our habit of dialogue to pre-you-moving-away levels. Usually bouncing ideas off only only one person might be considered a bad thing, an ecochamber. Ours is worse, which has its advantages. Continue reading #1 On the beginning of letters
In episode two we see the many voices of our neurotic NPR reporter talking about how baby wallabies practise walking while still in the womb. Unfortunately this brings back unwelcome memories for our poor host.
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This is my favourite podcast created for the ANU, probably because it was so fun to make. In hindsight I think we managed to have a good balance between then nitty gritty of rock analysis and the bigger picture that these tiny rocks suggest.
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This episode covers that annoying ringing noise some people get in their ears. It’s a pretty easy-to-make-interesting topic, because it gets into the interesting-by-virtue-of-being-itself topic: neurology.
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