Awakening From the Meaning Crisis by John Vervaeke, Ep. 1 (Summary & Notes)

“Many people are talking about the meaning crisis, but what I want to argue is that these problems are deeper than just social media problems, political problems, even economic problems… they’re deeply historical, cultural, cognitive problems.”

Intro Video [2:50] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncd6q9uIEdw

Ep. 1 — Awakening from the Meaning Crisis — Introduction [59:15] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvEqfg2sIH0&list=PLxFD-wxU4CoNb-gCM0-P9fjJchwUIfkep

  • This whole thing started because Vervaeke noticed “a growing confluence between people interested in Buddhism and people who are interested in cognitive science.” (Should come as no surprise, mindfulness is being spoken of everywhere these days…)

Next up: Awakening From the Meaning Crisis by John Vervaeke, Ep. 2 (Summary & Notes) https://medium.com/@markmulvey/awakening-from-the-meaning-crisis-by-john-vervaeke-ep-2-summary-notes-f1f646c61a9f

List of Books in the Video:

  • Michael Anderson — After Phrenology: Neural Reuse and the Interactive Brain

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