Search Results for: confirmation bias

Jonathan Haidt: When Good Intentions Go Bad [The Knowledge Project Ep. #61]

June 28, 2019

Jonathan Haidt is an author, social psychologist and one of the world’s leading experts in moral psychology. On the show we discuss helicopter parenting, the rise of the “call out culture,” and the dangers of social media. Listen and Learn with The Knowledge Project on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Android | Google Play […]


Winning at the Great Game with Adam Robinson (Part 1) [The Knowledge Project Ep. #47]

December 07, 2018

Author, educator, entrepreneur, and hedge fund advisor, Adam Robinson shares powerful lessons on winning the game of life. He teaches us how to learn, how to fail, and his three secrets of happiness and success. Listen and Learn with The Knowledge Project on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Android | Google Play Today on […]


Thriving in a Digital World: My Conversation with Stratechery’s Ben Thompson [The Knowledge Project Ep. #40]

September 04, 2018

Stratechery’s Ben Thompson (@benthompson) visits The Knowledge Project and shares his thoughts on business in the digital age, running a one-man publishing company, and how technology will transform our future. Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Android | Google Play Today’s guest is Stratechery author and founder Ben Thompson. If you’re an investor in […]


Reading, Writing, and Lifelong Learning: A Conversation With Morgan Housel [The Knowledge Project Ep. #14]

May 24, 2018

Financial writer Morgan Housel (@morganhousel) and I discuss reading, writing, filtering information, admitting error, important qualities to have in friends and so much more. Subscribe on iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Android | Google Play On this episode, I’m happy to have Morgan Housel (@morganhousel). Morgan is a partner at the Collaborative Fund. He’s a […]


Inertia: The Force That Holds the Universe Together

April 30, 2018

Inertia is the force that holds the universe together. Literally. Without it, things would fall apart. It’s also what keeps us locked in destructive habits, and resistant to change. *** “If it were possible to flick a switch and turn off inertia, the universe would collapse in an instant to a clump of matter,” write […]


The Narratives of History: Applying Lessons from the Past

December 18, 2017

“History is written by the winners” is the popular view. But your winner may not be my winner. A lot depends on the narrative you are trying to build. History is rewritten all the time. Sometimes it is rewritten because new information has come to light, perhaps from an archeological find or previously classified documents. […]