NSP003 – Exploring Narrative Responsibility

Should a storyteller take responsibility for their effect on the collective consciousness? Do we as humans have a responsibility to share our own stories? And in a world with 8 billion people, are our individual voices really all that important?

Let’s discuss…

Memento clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1nvvaWX4gk

Music is story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpfuE1pgNsc

Photography is story: https://www.weareforward.uk/a-great-story-comes-with-great-responsibility/

Double-slit test explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOcPHOJ7GAQ

Jennifer’s body PCL review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmw0ZYUx_8I

Watchmen PCL Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5Qksvp2C7Y

Sam Harris & Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income: https://samharris.org/podcasts/130-universal-basic-income/

NSP002 – The Dark Side of Story

Does a story need to be true to affect your consciousness? And if positive thinking can be used to improve focus and performance, what about negative thinking?

Let’s discuss…

Inception Scene – An Idea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xX-AEN_ctw

Empathy, Neurochemistry, and the Dramatic Arc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1a7tiA1Qzo

Basketball experiment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kO1kgl0p-Hw

Your Storytelling Brain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3k6P5JiNzrk

Collapse Documentary website: http://www.collapsemovie.com/

Collapse Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNmi49F_DIo

Jack Martin on the Death of Michael C Ruppert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydNqFyvisCo

Apocalypse Man: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNVHbzlzUS8

Abby Martin’s Personal Tribute to Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWXbKOAHANQ

NSP001 – The Stories We Tell To Get Laid

Today we talk about the narratives surrounding Putin and Russian hacking, Roseanne’s show cancellation and consider the possibility that storytelling is just simple virtue signalling for sexual selection.

Links:

Caitlyn goes rogue on story: https://soundcloud.com/going_rogue/ep-84-narrative-propaganda-and-enlightenment

Putin seems kinda reasonable: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8AeBAV4EIY

Roseanne cancelled and it’s really important: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8AT-aAFMoMM

More Roseanne Stuff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEsebOvBInQ

Sam Harris talks with Geoffrey Miller: https://samharris.org/podcasts/128-evolving-minds/