GTP #40 - Jeremy Sherman (Neither Ghost Nor Machine)

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Jeremy Sherman is the author of “Neither Ghost Nor Machine: The Emergence and Nature of Selves”.

We discuss: superorganisms; why we shouldn't trust woke movements; humanities quest for immortality; which universal truths might actually exist; definition of + potential origins of life; the origin of purpose from pure chemistry and it’s link to love; humanity as a symbolic species and the utility of escapism.

Connect:Neither Ghost nor Machine (Goodreads Entry)Jeremy on Psychology TodayNeither Ghost nor Machine Youtube

Recorded in Cologne, Germany and Christchurch, New Zealand

46 episodes