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MetaLearn provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to future proof yourself and thrive in the 21st century. Host Nasos Papadopoulos will guide you through the principles needed learn faster, think smarter and succeed in your career through conversations with some of the world's most interesting people.
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Now displaying: September, 2021
Sep 29, 2021

Andrea Domenichini is a media producer and podcaster who runs his own show Voices in the Dark, and has been helping me with the latest episodes of the MetaLearn podcast. In this episode we discuss:

- The role curiosity plays in learning and how to cultivate it in yourself and others
- The nature of knowledge and the thread running between science and the arts
- What Dungeons & Dragons has taught Andrea about storytelling, creativity and media

We also talk about growing up in different cultures, neurodivergence and the HBO Series Westworld and what it teaches us about consciousness.

Sep 22, 2021

James Hollis is Jungian analyst and author of 16 books, including his latest work Prisms and Living Between Worlds. In this episode we cover:

- How to deal with competing desires and create the life you want to live
- The meaning of Jung’s big ideas like the shadow and what they mean for you
- How James has written a book every two years for the last 3 decades

This was a wide ranging, deep conversation that will give you a fresh perspective on how to live a meaningful life.

Sep 15, 2021

Sergey Young is the Founder of the Longevity Vision Fund and author of the book The Science and Technology of Growing Young. In this episode we discuss:

- How using health data will eventually enable us to reverse aging
- The current state of aging research and progress made in recent years
- The simple things you can do to extend your lifes and stay healthy

This episode will give you a broad overview of the longevity field and unique insights into what you can do to live a longer, healthier life.

Sep 8, 2021

Tom Chatfield is a philosopher and author of the books Critical Thinking and How To Think. In this episode we discuss:

- How to avoid common thinking mistakes and deal with your biases to be less wrong
- The three characteristics of valuable information sources
- How to understand statistics and form an accurate picture of reality in a data driven world 

We also discuss Tom’s experience writing a book during the pandemic and the task of teaching people to think. This episode will help you overcome thinking mistakes and make sense of the world around you.

Sep 2, 2021

Visakan ‘Visa’ Veerasamy is a creator, marketer and the author of two books, Friendly Ambitious Nerd and Introspect. In this episode we discuss: 

- How to reframe your ambition so you can succeed your way
- How to create content that helps people, makes money and connects you to your tribe
- How to market yourself and your work without selling out

We also discuss Visa’s experience growing up as a child of multiple worlds, turning ADHD into a superpower, and the importance of creative scenes like the Golden Age in Ancient Greece and the Renaissance in Italy.

Visa is one of the most interesting and unique thinkers I’ve come across and this episode will give you a lot of valuable insight into creating, marketing and more.

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