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[UN-IVERSITY] Influence Cap

A conversation about ethics and influence, and the emerging difficult choices between honesty and integrity. In media, what is the threshold for flying below the radar? In our personal and professional lives, the time for outreach has ended. The priority now is self-defense. But this does not mean influence has been capped in these situations. Stop with counter-narratives, and try to inspire curiosity. Friend and former public school teacher Adam shows up, and provides a happy conclusion for the meeting. Part of the Un-iversity Weekly Discussion Group Series A new weekly conversation about applying the lessons and practices of The Ideas Into Action Summit   to the chaos of the current world. BRAND NEW! Get Access to Our Discord Community, Our ...

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[PODCAST] #554: “Face It” – Q&A (Matt Maruca, Interlude)

Matt Maruca began his self-education journey at age 13. In middle school Matt began seeking answers to a variety of chronic ailments, discovered the joys of self-directed learning and never looked back. After realizing and harnessing his efficacy and abilities, he found school to be an almost intolerable obstacle to his education. In this interlude between the two parts of Matt's story he asks my advice on a few topics. Question #1: Matt is learning more about politics and philosophy and wants to share these ideas with friends. What's the best approach? What framing errors should be avoided? How do we get ideological opponents to look at their own ideas critically? We talk about communication, persuasion, shame, compassion and the ...

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