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Responsicle to From Tree to Shining Tree

I recently heard the podcast episode From Tree to Shining Tree. Great episode! Understanding how the trees in a forest are connected via a deep network of fungi that exchange nutrients and send chemical signals is mind-blowing. As an armchair evolutionist, I wanted to offer … Continue reading

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Responsicle to The Weakness of Strength Theory

Recently I read your ‘Weakness of Strength’ Theory post and was really moved. I came to his realization myself several years ago- that the years I spent banging my head against the wall over some ‘flaw’ may be an expression … Continue reading

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Responsicle to ‘What Goes Through Your Mind’ by Nicole Chung

Hi Nicole! I recently read your piece ‘What Goes Through Your Mind: On Nice Parties and Casual Racism’ open-mouthed and suddenly feeling like I’d met an ally. I’m African American, living outside of the US, and have had many of … Continue reading

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Responsicle to Freakonomics Radio ‘Is Migration a Basic Human Right?’

I recently listened to your podcast, ‘Is Migration a Basic Human Right?‘. In it, you do interviews with thinkers, experts, economists and luminaries on the topic. Central to the debate was the question ‘what if the borders were open?’ and … Continue reading

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Responsicle to Sandrine Thuret’s TED talk “You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how”

Responsicle to Sandrine Thuret’s TED talk “You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how” Thanks for the talk, Sandrine, it was brilliantly structured and delivered. As a layperson and armchair neurologist, I’ll confess that I always assumed that we could … Continue reading

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Responsicle to Ross Pomeroy’s “10 Problems With How We Think”

Responsicle to Ross Pomeroy’s 10 Problems With How We Think Thanks Ross for this great summary of heuristics and biases. My BA is in this field (social psychology, specialized in influence and persuasion), so it’s near and dear to my … Continue reading

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Responsicle to Tim Kreider’s Lazy: A Manifesto

Responsicle to Tim Kreider’s reading of: Lazy: A Manifesto on Tim Ferriss’s blog and podcast. http://fourhourworkweek.com/2015/04/03/lazy-a-manifesto/ Tim! Or Mr Kreider, if you prefer, Thank you for writing the manifesto! It encapsulates so much of what I’ve been preaching saying over the … Continue reading

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