001 | You don’t want to be the people in Friends

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By Gianluca Truda and Jared Tumiel, Gianluca Truda, and Jared Tumiel. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Jared and Gianluca dive into the ethics of lying and the effects of trying really hard not to, as well as some of the concepts and thoughts which changed the course of their lives. They also discuss religion, Santa and whether you only have a limited window to overcome limiting beliefs.

Shownotes:

The book in which Sam Harris talks about the difference between LSD and meditation : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18774981-waking-up

Eliezer Yudkowsky’s essay “Crisis of Faith” : https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/BcYBfG8KomcpcxkEg/crisis-of-faith

A good primer on Belief in Belief : https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/CqyJzDZWvGhhFJ7dY/belief-in-belief

Robert Sopalsky’s book “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst” : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31170723-behave

Christopher Hitchens’ powerful monologue : https://youtu.be/MQox1hQrABQ

“Lying” by Sam Harris : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18869177-lying

“Waking Up” by Sam Harris : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18774981-waking-up

Douglas Harding’s “On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious” : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/817501.On_Having_No_HeadEliezer Yudkowsky, the rational voice in our heads : https://twitter.com/ESYudkowsky

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