90: The Elephant In The Brain – Chapters 5 To 7

Self-deception is the name of the game. I am continuing to read through The Elephant In The Brain, and it has great insight into the hidden content in our society. Not everything is always revealed, and a lot is kept underneath for multiple reasons. Episode 90 is about:

  • self-deception, both as a defense and a method of manipulation
  • how our minds process in a modular sense, and piece thoughts together
  • the split-brain experiments revealing how the brain comes up with answers
  • what body language tells us about status and dominance

There is a lot to look at in the world, and I often focus on the brain, people, and how we relate to each other, based on evolutionary underpinnings of our current moment. This book gets into that. More onward, and chapters to come

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