#8 Evolution of Culture- Count your words.

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The conversation covers the evolution of culture, history of humans, and the evolution of knowledge. It delves into the impact of human evolution, the spread of humans across the world, the sense of pride in different societies, the concept of milk and lactose intolerance, the impact of cognitive revolution, the definition of success, the evolution of fashion, the history of Hawaii, and the importance of learning about different cultures. The conversation also touches on the availability of knowledge, the impact of the internet, and the need to learn from each other’s cultures.In this episode of Rocklaz Radio, Tanmay Shah and Laura Grinbarga discuss books and podcasts they have read and listened to. They share their favorite podcasts, such as Akimbo and Freakonomics, and talk about the benefits of reading digitally and listening to audiobooks. They recommend books like The Artist’s Way, Big Magic, and The War of Art for creative inspiration. They also discuss the importance of finding the right time to read and making notes while reading. The conversation touches on spirituality in art and the impact of books like The Alchemist and Siddhartha. They also mention books on negotiation and personal development, such as Think and Grow Rich and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The conversation covered a wide range of topics, including book recommendations, favorite genres, and spiritual and philosophical discussions. Some of the recommended books include ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear, ‘The Warrior’s Apprentice’ by Lois McMaster Bujold, ‘The Silver Metal Lover’ by Tanith Lee, ‘Mahabharata’ and ‘Bhagavad Gita’ by Shri Shri Ravishankar, and ‘Business Sutras’ by Devdutt Patnayak. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding balance and substance in the content we consume.


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00:00 The Impact of Human Evolution and Spread
06:12 The Concept of Pride and Cultural Practices
07:01 Milk, Lactose Intolerance, and Human History
11:27 Cognitive Revolution and Human Society
14:03 Evolution of Fashion and Cultural Significance
41:17 Availability of Knowledge and Impact of the Internet



• The impact of human evolution and the spread of humans across the world.
• The concept of pride in different societies and its influence on cultural practices.
• The significance of milk and lactose intolerance in human history. The role of cognitive revolution in shaping human society and behavior. The evolution of fashion and its cultural significance.
• The history of Hawaii and the importance of learning about different cultures.
• The availability of knowledge and the impact of the internet on global learning.


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