The Industrial Philosopher | Cristina Digiacomo


November 5th, 2021

1 hr 3 mins 14 secs

Season 18

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[00:36:55-00:36:55] "... I know that's sort of like a pithy answer, but it's the truth. Our thoughts shape our reality. This is a very fundamental idea and concept from many, many, many, many philosophers across the millennia. We shape the circumstances in our lives just by the way that we look at them."

[00:23:14-00:23:16] "Philosophy s not just about thinking, it's about acting and acting appropriately. And so all those four things, you know, the perception of the truth and the truth. Managing your thoughts being deliberate and acting accordingly. Wisdom is the word for all of that."

Highlights of the Show:

[00:01:12] Guest Introduction

[00:02:54] Where did you grow up and what it was like there?

[00:07:08] How did you get into the DJ world?

[00:14:24] How did you get into into philosophy?

[00:15:41-00:15:41] Why is it that philosophy and wisdom [they] get lumped into these categories of being like "Woo Woo" out there? Why do you think that is?

[00:16:41] How do you define philosophy?

[00:19:46-00:19:52] Speaking of being wise, what is what is the difference between being wise and acting wise?

[00:24:23-00:24:25] How do we pause? How do we first of all, get to wisdom? How do we mitigate that knee jerk reaction?

[00:26:26] Talk to us about clarity as discussed in your book.

[00:28:52] Did you encounter any struggles when you're first trying to think in this way? I guess almost like metacognition, thinking about the way you're thinking and forcing yourself to answer these questions? Was that a bit of a challenge for you? And how did you overcome that?

[00:34:12] What are your thoughts on constantly being in thought?

[00:36:15] How can we help ourselves find out when we're having those detrimental thoughts and natural way back into something more productive, right?

[00:38:57-00:38:58] In your book you're talking about how people get really attached to their thoughts and their ideas. How can we avoid that?

[00:39:19] How do thought patterns affect our activities and what are some detriments of that?

[00:46:03] What is the real flow and how can we distinguish that from a fake flow?

[00:48:03] We talked about the importance of of inaction being just as important as as action. But if you were to just spelll it out clearly for us here, why is it that this inaction is just as important as as the action?

[00:49:48] What has philosophy taught you about being a better strategist?

[00:56:02] Is wisdom a trait that can be cultivated?

[00:56:27] Where can we cultivate this act of being wise everywhere that we are? Do we do it alone by ourselves as we interact with other people? How can we can we do that?

[00:57:20] What do you want to be remembered for?

[00:58:05] What do you think the first video to hit one billion views on YouTube will be about? And when will that happen?

[00:58:43] What do you think most people think within the first few seconds of meeting you?

[00:59:46] What are you currently reading?

[01:01:28] What languages do you speak?

[01:01:38] What's the story behind one of your scars?

[01:02:09] What's your favourite candy?

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