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“Men are not piano keys” Jordan Peterson on Dostoevsky’s Notes From Underground

Dostoevsky Dostoevsky was a big influence on Nietzsche, and it’s very interesting to read them in parallel because (Nietzsche) Dostoevsky is of course a dramatist and Nietzsche is a philosopher, and it’s almost as if Dostoyevsky wrote the drama and Nietzsche provided the philosophical commentary. They’re very very powerful to
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How to avoid death By PowerPoint | David JP Phillips | TEDxStockholmSalon

Translator: Okay, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. There is a question which has puzzled me for quite a while, and that is, Why do our PowerPoints look the way they look? Or rather, How on earth, can we accept that they look the way they look? How can you do that?
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2016 Lecture 03 Maps of Meaning: Part I: The basic story and its transformations

So the last time we talked, I talked to you about how the knowledge structures that we inhabit might be built from the bottom up. So I’m showing you this diagram because it might clarify that a little bit. What you see at the top – this is a hierarchy,
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20. The Good Life: Happiness

This lecture will be a some slightly shorter lecture than usual. What I first want to do is finish off the discussion of clinical psychology from last lecture and then have a little brief discussion about some very interesting research on happiness. We talked–we ended last lecture with a discussion
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Who is Joe Rogan? With Jordan Peterson

Guess the first thing I’d like to just ask you is how are you doing? I’m doing great. So what what’s great about what what you’re doing? What’s so good about your life? Well right now I’m in the process of putting together my next stand-up comedy special So I’m
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How To Know Yourself

Many of us are wandering the earth, accomplished in many ways, capable of fulfillment at points, but with a fundamental wound that stops us from becoming who we might be: we don’t quite know who we are.It isn’t, of course, that we can’t remember the basics of our biographies. We’re
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POLITICAL THEORY – John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes was a political economist of extraordinary optimism and vision who believed that governments have it in their power to solve some of the greatest ills of capitalism. Keynes refused either to believe in communism, or in the utter wisdom of the unfettered free market. Instead, he occupied
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2017 Maps of Meaning 03: Marionettes and Individuals (Part 2)

OK, so the last time we were here we got maybe a third of the way through this story the story of Pinokio and the transformation of a marionette into something hypothetically real I’m gonna backtrack a few slides and it’ll get us into it again so you remember that
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18. What Happens When Things Go Wrong: Mental Illness, Part I

Professor Paul Bloom: I am extremely pleased to introduce the fourth and final guest lecture of the semester. Professor Susan Nolen-Hoeksema. Susan is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Director of Graduate Studies. She is well known for her work in clinical psychology and especially her research
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2017 Personality 04/05: Heroic and Shamanic Initiations

[Music] all right so I suggested to you last class that human beings world as a place of action through the lens of their social cognitive biological sub structure and I made that argument on the basis of the supposition that our primary environment was actually other people and I
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