Space and time as the necessary environment in which the Elephant in the Brain exists.

Interesting... didn’t expect Sapiens to espouse Buddhism so strongly at the end. Expected it to be like a historical summary of things but it’s definitely a story with a point.

Any suggestions on food that is tasty, cheap, healthy, and convenient?

Mine is mackarel. Delicious with just some salt, keep a bunch in freezer with 1 in fridge so it’s always on hand. Mini blowtorch and pan frying for simple but char-broiled flavor.

This is pretty cool. Narration as a form of back-propagation to “update” the other parts of the mind. “I” is used by the narration to abstract and bundle up the senses and create a sense of coherent agency by separating mind-thoughts into 2. The self and the model of the world.

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