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Deep Thinking in a Distracted World: Cal Newport and Stephen Blackwoo‪d‬

Podcast 3rd August 2020

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Blackwood
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  • newport headshot Cal Newport

"There’s not just an objective truth that we just observe and it’s out there and we know it—it’s constructed from structured thought."

Stephen Blackwood talks with Cal Newport, writer and professor of computer science. They begin by reflecting on the historically unparalleled challenges and distractions of the digital age. They then discuss strategies to reclaim our mental autonomy, the generative power of non-instrumental thinking, and the fundamental dynamic of thought and life.

Image:  Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, The Thinker, 1854, Art Institute of Chicago. 

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