Yuval Noah Harari’s Future Outlook with Dangers to Beware

Yuval Noah Harari, the author of Sapiens, talks in details about the future and the dangers to beware, in what is most convincing set of future outlooks I have heard to date. It’s different from others’ future outlooks I have heard, so it’s not like competing outlooks of who is right and who is wrong. However, for what Yuval covers compared to what others covered in their talks, Yuval convinced me more in the others did.

Listen to this TEDInterview podcast for all the details and see if you agree.

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A New, Better, and More Correct Story for Depression

Depression is a big topic with a lot of myths, or just outright incorrect information, about it. If you only have an hour to learn about this massive topic that is affecting so many people, or learn more about it, this TED Interview podcast with Johann Hari is about as good as any source I know of!

Questions for an Existential Interview for Painting

Over the next week, I will be conducting the first of what I will call an Existential Interview on someone’s painting. Basically, it’s an interview of existential questions on the meaning of painting to the artist, and paintings produced by the artist. After some initial questions on the artist’s history and style, to get some grounding and direction, will come the existential questions, like why they paint, what meanings their paintings have, what legacy they hope to have with their art, etc.

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