Nervous Habits - Episode 57: Monkey See, Monkey Do: The Power of Mimetic (Imitative) Desires In Our Everyday Lives With Best-Selling Author of “Wanting” Luke Burgis
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Nervous Habits host Ricky Rosen is joined by Best-Selling Author Luke Burgis to explore issues including…
—Why exactly we want the things that we want,
—What’s so special about mirror neurons,
—How babies learn to imitate within minutes of birth,
—Why fulfillment stories are an effective way to overcome your mimetic impulses, and finally…
—Why you should pick one desire to suffer over, and let go of lesser desires.