The Birdy Num Num Indian podcast is all about inspiring the creative Indian.With over 35M views online spanning a career in IT and Stand Up Comedy, Indian-American comedian Sanjay Manaktala is the epitome of "because life begins after engineering." A good chunk of his guests also live by this philosophy. Every Monday and Thursday Sanjay talks creativity, dating, technology, life, current events and general life advice from the perspective of a 30 something Indian American guy traveling the w ...
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Professor Joe Henrich (Harvard) presents his new book on 'how Westerners became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous'. He suggests that the Western Church eroded kinship in Europe, which enabled a process of cultural evolution, resulting in democratisation, innovation, and economic growth. I present an alternative hypothesis: through economic development, wage labour, non-familial employment, and rural-urban migration, people broaden their networks beyond kinship. So my suggestion is that economic development fosters cultural change. Let me know what you think!! Read more about Professor Henrich: https://henrich.fas.harvard.edu/ And his book: https://weirdpeople.fas.harvard.edu/