As soon as we commit to a point of view, we’ve shifted out of an ever-evolving, ongoing sense making and into the perceived safety of certainty. Clarity requires a willingness to die to what you believed this morning as you open to integrate the new insights that appear throughout the day.
On today’s show I’m looking at the polarization, divisiveness and cancel culture that we’re currently navigating in our public discourse.
I’m sharing some thoughts from a brilliant thinker I’ve recently been introduced to named Daniel Schmachtenberger. Daniel is an evolutionary philosopher and a social engineer who sheds light on the fact that we live in a disinformation ecology.
His primary message is that is that we have gotten sloppy and lazy in our personal sense-making. We've come to defer responsibility for the integrity of our information to:
We aren’t tracking the full epistemology of the information we're consuming, and as a result we’re not clear specifically why we believe what we believe.
Daniel offers sound guidance about how to reclaim our sovereignty and our personal capacity to evaluate the complexity of our world, so that we truly empowered to collectively work together to address the issues humanity is up against.
Links/Awesome Humans mentioned in the episode:
Did this episode spark questions for you?
Connect with me online:
The story that launched the ethos:
If you like the show I’d so appreciate if you would rate it, subscribe, and share it with people you think would love it. Your support helps me keep creating great content.
Thanks so much for listening!