(2:05) The Problem of Fake News
(4:20) Why is there Fake News?
(12:41) Impact of the Internet
(16:10) is it our fault?
(21:50) Proximity kills our heroes
(24:19) Becoming better believers
(32:46) Relying on Experts
(38:31) Expert incentives
(43:29) Problems with media scoring
(46:15) Long covid
(48:52) Rules for dealing with experts
(50:00) Does intelligence matter?
Caleb and Michael work together on the Stoa app. Stoa is designed to help you build resilience and focus on what matters. It combines the practical philosophy of Stoicism with modern techniques and meditation.
Listen to more episodes and learn more here: https://stoameditation.com
Caleb Ontiveros has a background in academic philosophy (MA) and startups. His favorite Stoic is Marcus Aurelius. Follow him here: https://twitter.com/calebmontiveros
Michael Tremblay also has a background in academic philosophy (PhD) where he focused on Epictetus. He is also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. His favorite Stoic is Epictetus. Follow him here: https://twitter.com/_MikeTremblay
Thank you to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations: https://ancientlyre.com/