Digital Communion Podcasts: We’re All Alone in This Together
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We’re All Alone in This Together. Digital Communion is dedicated to exploring all aspects of the Human Experience. Join Nic Gabriel and Thomas Faustin-Huiskin as they relate their experiences and musings on life.
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Ep. 38 – Admiration And Intoxication
Digital Communion #38 – ‘Admiration and Intoxication’
Question: ‘Who do you admire most these days?’
This is an episode about admiration and its limits. What are the things we can or ‘should’ admire in others? Is it possible to admire ‘bad’ people in some way? Nic and Thomas then dig deeper and talk about the nature of success, the influence of technology on our opportunities, and how people can rationalize doing great harm to others and still manage to sleep at night.
The strange phenomenon that when you don’t want to know the answer, usually the first thing that comes to mind is the truth
Nic explains why he admires Barack Obama
Being remembered not for how you start things, but how you finish them
The art of feeling people’s vibe and making snap judgements
Why evil is so intoxicating, even when it seems so against our nature
Making sense of Vladimir Putin
Rick Doblin and using psychedelics for self-development
Thomas explains why he admires Elon Musk
Does success beget success?
What technology has done for our quality of life
Is Big Pharma poisoning people on purpose to keep them hooked?
Cigarette companies and conspiracies
How people can rationalize doing great harm to others