Jan 7, 2021
This episode is different! Here, I'm interviewed by Alex Levy for an episode for his podcast "Through Conversations" which I also decided to publish here. Enjoy!
3:30 - Stewart's approach to interviews
6:00 - How should we use Twitter?
7:30 - Are we curious by nature?
8:34 - "Question asking is one of the most courageous things we can do"
10:00 - Are we able to cope with uncertainty?
13:19 - The best thing we can do is to awaken.
15:35 - The benefits of living under uncertainty.
17:45 - The ego from the Eastern Tradition.
18:55 - There are no sufficient words to answer the question of "Who am I?"
19:55 - Facebook as a place to portray the idealized self
21:30 - Some of the consequences of the pandemic.
24:30 - Are our leaders the reflection of ourselves?
27:00 - THE MATRIX OVERLORDS INTERVENED IN OUR CONVERSATION.
29:45 - Does natural selection favors organisms that are truth seekers?
31:05 - Assortative Mating on Ideology Could Operate Through Olfactory Cues
32:00 - Is there something beyond conditioning?
34:15 - The Matrix: Red Pill or Blue Pill?
37:00 - Can we cope with our death?
44:25 - If we live for eternity, how long would it take for us to become crazy?
45:45 - Has the pandemic made us afraid of life?
48:16 - Are we in a meaning crisis, as John Vervake says?
50:30 - Exercise on awareness - pointing towards awareness.
52:32 - Why do I want to know the truth?
56:00 - Finding the truth may make you more antifragile.
1:00:00 - Technology, made by humans, is growing exponentially, why are we having a hard time coping with its repercussions?
1:03:00 - The paradox of paradoxes.