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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h35m. Bisher sind 67 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 9 hours 33 minutes


16: Reach Your Peak Performance by Letting Go: The Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey

The best of them know that their peak performance never comes when they’re thinking about it. In this episode of Made You Think, Neil and Nat cover The Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Gallwey. Before you say “I don’t play tennis,” it’s not...


 2017-12-12  1h26m

15: Principles for Getting What You Want Out of Life: Principles by Ray Dalio

Principles are fundamental truths that serve as the foundations for behavior that gets you what you want out of life. In this episode of Made You Think, Neil and I discuss the book Principles by Ray Dalio. We’ve been fans of Dalio’s work since it...


 2017-12-05  1h32m

14: A Simple Theory to Never Stop Improving: The Goal by Eliyahu M Goldratt

The goal is essentially to increase net-profit while increasing return on investment and increasing cash flow. Today we’re discussing The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt. It is a business novel that Eliyahu used to introduce the “Theory of...


 2017-11-28  1h20m

13: How to Think Like Elon Musk

We all have these things in our life that we accept as a first principle while having no scientific basis or reason for believing in that thing. Today we do a deep dive of the world’s raddest man: Elon Musk. We’re exploring the wildly popular Elon...


 2017-11-21  2h18m

12: Intelligence, Art, Music, and Life are a Strange Loop: Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter

The strange loop phenomenon occurs whenever by moving upwards or downwards through the levels of some hierarchical system, we unexpectedly find ourselves right back where we started. Godel Escher Bach is one of the most complex books Neil and I have...


 2017-11-14  1h20m

11: This Podcast Will Save Your Life: Emergency by Neil Strauss

The difference in even doing a little bit of preparation between doing nothing for a disaster is massive. Today we’re discussing what you should know about preparing for doomsday, centered around the book “Emergency” by Neil Strauss. What...


 2017-11-07  1h52m

10: What You Don’t Know about Buddhism: The Way of Zen by Alan Watts

Every time that you’re putting a label on something, you are abstracting away from what it truly means. Meditation has taken western interest by storm… but what is Buddhism, anyway? We try to figure that out in this exploration of The Way of Zen,...


 2017-10-31  1h22m

9: All Limitations are Self-Limitations: Finite and Infinite Games by James P. Carse

Every move that an infinite player makes is towards the horizon, and every move a finite player makes is within a boundary. After reading Finite and Infinite Games, you’ll never see the world the same. This simple dichotomy, finite and infinite,...


 2017-10-24  1h38m

8: Get Off the Cocaine Pellet Dispenser: Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

For some people, yes, computers are necessary and valuable, but for a lot of other people, they are simply accelerating and enabling this useless information consumption. In this episode, we cover how the Internet, social media, television, and...


 2017-10-17  2h0m

7: A Crash Course in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cryptocurrency

There’s not a big third-party in the middle taking thirty, fifty, or whatever percent of the cut on the way, it’s just directly from one individual to another individual. In this episode of Made You Think we mixed it up by bringing in two guests:...


 2017-10-10  1h40m