DiscoverThe Minimalists Podcast285 | Finding Meaning
285 | Finding Meaning

285 | Finding Meaning

Update: 2021-04-273
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Joshua and Ryan talk about our constant search for meaning, purpose, and significance; they discuss ways we can rethink spirituality, sex, and death with author Jamie Wheal; and they answer the following questions:

What is “meaning”? (01:04 )

Why do we always seem to look for shortcuts? (03:57 )

What are heuristics? (05:30 )

What constitutes a true nihilist? (13:39 )

Is awareness a curse? (16:55 )

Once we find meaning in life, do we have a duty to help others find meaning as well? (18:25 )

What is the difference between being selfish and being self-centered? (20:01 )

What is the Hedonic treadmill? (25:19 )

What is the difference between narcissism and nihilism? (27:29 )

What is rapture ideology? (35:35 )

How does one find meaning after a close loved one has passed and they are struggling to deal with the passing? (40:43 )

Detailed show notes: minimalists.com/podcast

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285 | Finding Meaning

285 | Finding Meaning

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