Meaning & Generative Conversation w/ John Vervaeke
E26 | The Meaning Crisis, w/ John Vervaeke
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This is the first part of an exploratory conversation with John Vervaeke. Here we discuss the meaning crisis, projection in the online sphere, the importance of sensemaking communities, the difference between having needs and being needs in current culture, and more.
The second part of our exploration is more keenly focused on metaphysics. Subscribe ting to get that on release, or join for free by signing up to the mailing list.
About John Vervaeke
John Vervaeke PhD is an award-winning lecturer at the University of Toronto in the departments of psychology, cognitive science and Buddhist psychology. He has published articles on relevance realization, general intelligence, mindfulness, metaphor, and wisdom. His abiding passion is to address the meaning crisis that besets western culture.