The "What is Money?" Show

WiM043 - The Vervaeke Series | Episode 1 | Consciousness, Intelligence, and Relevance Realization

Episode Notes

John Vervaeke joins me for a deep conversation exploring his work as a cognitive scientist and his YouTube lecture series "Awakening from the Meaning Crisis."

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:05 NYDIG
00:01:23 Intro to the Work of John Vervaeke
00:10:58 Consciousness, Intelligence, and Relevance Realization
00:18:18 The Market and Distributed Cognition
00:22:08 Most Intelligence is Unconscious
00:26:32 Most Real-World Problems are Ill-Defined
00:28:44 Optimal Grip and Combinatorial Explosion
00:31:42 Consciousness and Aspectualization
00:33:45 The Transjectivity of Adaptivity
00:36:16 Self-Organizing vs. Auto-poetic
00:42:47 Toggling Between Generalization and Discrimination
00:45:49 Intelligence vs. Rationality
00:49:14 Attention, Interest, and Self-Deception
00:50:58 Rationality: Intelligently Overcoming Self-Deception
00:52:45 The Logos and Rationality

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