Made You Think

Made You Think is a podcast by Nat Eliason and Neil Soni where the hosts and their guests examine ideas that, as the name suggests, make you think. Episodes will explore books, essays, podcasts, and anything else that warrants further discussion, teaches something useful, or at the very least, exercises our brain muscles.

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episode 65: Seek Wealth, Not Money or Status. The Almanack of Naval Ravikant by Eric Jorgenson


On this episode of Made You Think, Nat and Neil discuss The Almanack of Naval Ravikant. This book contains insights to wealth and happiness according to investor and entrepreneur, Naval Ravikant.


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episode 64: The Universal Currency: Energy and Civilization by Vaclav Smil


In this episode of Made You Think, Nat and Neil talk about Energy and Civilization by Vaclav Smil. This book provides an explanation of energy in its relation to society, with discussions into the deep history of energy.


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   1h50m
 
 

episode 63: The Universal Laws of Growth. Scale by Geoffrey West


In this episode of Made You Think, Nat and Neil talk about Scale by Geoffrey West, a book examining the growth of organisms, cities, and companies, and the laws of growth across these different systems.


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 2020-09-11  1h32m
 
 

episode 62: We're Back! A Catchup Episode Full of Tangents


We're back with an off-topic episode of Made You Think after almost a year and a half hiatus. The plan was to catch up on what's been going on, but that didn't happen and we ended up talking a lot about COVID, the economy, politics, some books we'd read,


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 2020-09-03  1h49m
 
 

episode 61: 61: Infinite Discussions. The most Credible and Incredible Theories behind Infinite Jest


Infinite Jest is a book meant to be an actively read –it’s meant to take a certain amount of work to finish it and try to figure out what’s going on. While David Foster Wallace, the author, spends words and words in beautiful descriptions, he...


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 2019-05-21  51m
 
 

episode 60: 60: What the f**k is water? Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace


“This wise old whiskery fish swims up to three young fish and goes, 'Morning, boys, how's the water?' and swims away; and the three young fish watch him swim away and look at each other and go, 'What the fuck is water?' and swim away.” In this...


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 2019-05-07  1h42m
 
 

59: Eternal Human Psychology: The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene


Let us call the collection of these forces that push and pull at us from deep within human nature. Human nature stems from the particular wiring of our brains, the configuration of our nervous system and the way we humans process emotions, all of...


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 2019-04-23  1h43m
 
 

episode 58: 58: Food of the Gods by Terence McKenna


If psychedelics are one thing we can all agree on, is that it will make a lot of people happy. There's a lot of people who could use a heavy dose of psychedelics to stop being angry. There's something about stepping outside of yourself and even up the...


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 2019-01-31  1h7m
 
 

episode 57: 57: Update Episode January 2019


Hi guys, this is an update episode. After end of the year hiatus we are looking back to read more books! But... we need your feedback.  Listen to this episode and let us know what's your preferred podcast format. Tweet Nat at @nateliason or reply...


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 2019-01-18  4m
 
 

episode 56: 56: What Is It Like To Be A Bat by Thomas Nagel


“A Martian scientist with no understanding of visual perception could understand the rainbow, or lightning, or clouds as physical phenomena,  though he would never be able to understand the human concepts of rainbow, lighting, or cloud, or the...


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 2018-09-25  1h1m