Episode 590: Kevin Kelly (The Most Interesting Man in the World) On the Usefulness of Increasing Your Optimism, What He Learned From Time Travel, 1000 True Fans, And the Power of Remaining Astonished
Senior Maverick at Wired Magazine and New York Times bestselling author Kevin Kelly, often called the most interesting man in the world, lives up to that title as he talks about the usefulness of increasing your optimism, what he learned from time travel, why the myth of progress isn’t a myth, an updated version of his famous 1000 True Fans argument, and the power of remaining astonished.Download the Transcript
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Quotes from Episode 590
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