Luke Burgis explores mimetic desire and the teachings of René Girard. Going deep on why all of our behaviors are imitative, why we desire things we don’t need, and why this all leads to missing out on…
Reader View · 2 min read · Feb 22nd · Renowned sleep scientist Matthew Walker discusses what a better night’s sleep can do for your life, how to prioritize and perfect the way you sleep, how to identify when you need more sleep, how to… · Shared by 305, including Thomas Pleil
Reader View · 2 min read · May 27th · Entrepreneur and educator Luke Burgis goes deep on how understanding mimetic desire, the theories behind mimetic desire and the teachings of René Girard, why all of our behaviors are imative, why we… · Shared by 186
Reader View · 7 min read · 2021-05-27 · Self-knowledge is a powerful thing – if it’s not an illusion. What can we know about our own minds, and why does it matter? · Shared by 378, including Dj Mckenzie, Gabriele, Marylin Delgado, Carly
It would be impossible for poker players to bluff if they didn’t have control over facts about their own mind
Reader View · 6 min read · May 12th · In this interview, we talked about the biggest challenges faced by knowledge workers, why complex systems tend to fail, the importance of revisiting your knowledge to consolidate it, the power of self… · Shared by 490, including Ines Bieler, Katja Evertz
During my eight years of entrepreneurship, I’ve noticed the importance of serendipity. A sudden conversation in a coffee shop or a “random” book recommendation could change my life for the better. I learned to keep my eyes and ears open to catch small hints.
Reader View · ~16 min read · From 2018 · What is knowledge? In the age of misinformation, exploring this question is more important than ever. · Shared by 1620, including Cătălina Movileanu, Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Mario Clemente, Kamil Ali Kamil, rudolph regter, Chloe Abrasada, Gabriele, Evan (he/him), Phillip Murphy, maxadorno
Reader View · 3 min read · 2021-12-21 · The Knowledge Project closes 2021 with a look back at some of the best conversations of the year, with insights into how to make crucial decisions, how to spark creativity, the best ways to avoid… · Shared by 115
Reader View · 2 min read · Jun 14th · Yale University psychology professor and happiness expert Laurie Santos dives deep on all the factors that contribute to our happiness, why we spend so much energy pursuing it, some science-backed… · Shared by 251, including Stephanie A Kowalski
simple act of writing three to five things you’re grateful for down on a piece of paper can significantly improve your wellbeing.
Reader View · 2 min read · Mar 18th · Dr. Andrew Huberman shares the small behaviors that make a huge impact on your health, including how light affects your sleep and your energy levels, tips to control bad impulses, exercises to slow… · Shared by 247
Forget trying to get people to change, it does not work. It works with children, it does not work with adults unless it’s self-directed plasticity.
Reader View · 1 min read · Jun 23rd · Indian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Kunal Shah calls on his decades of entrepreneurial experience to discuss what he’s learned about what motivates people, and how observing trends have made… · Shared by 226, including Aadit Sheth, Scott Monty