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Thought Stack: Design Principles, Mental Models, & Cognitive Biases

Apr 29, 2017

We are social creatures, therefore we need friends. If you want to get ahead in life, you'll need to influence people to get what you want...just be sure it's authentic and a win-win for both.

Since it's release in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People is still as relevant as it was when written. Learn...


Apr 23, 2017

Unlocking the combined wisdom of two historians, Will and Ariel Durant in their book The Lessons of History. Special guest, Kevin Espiritu, from EpicGardening.com joins us to give his thoughts on some of the key lessons discussed in the book.

Get the show notes at fuckingread.com/podcast.

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Apr 19, 2017

George Orwell's masterful depiction of a dystopia where no one can think without fear of retribution from the Party.

This book shows us the world where those in power control the thoughts and actions of their citizens steeped in fear. Wars are created for the purpose of unifying one country (or team) against the...


Apr 11, 2017

Fake News. Alternative Facts. How did we get here?

Ex-media manipulator Ryan Holiday exposes the dirty secrets of how the mainstream media gets its stories.

Blogs like Buzzfeed and the Huffington Post drive the media agenda.  Bloggers are slaves to money, technology, and deadlines.  Manipulators wield the levers to...