The hottest Substack posts of Intimations of a New Worldview

And their main takeaways
766 implied HN points 05 Apr 23
  1. The left and right hemispheres of the brain are involved in different cognitive styles, such as precision and generalization.
  2. There is evidence for the significant and systematic differences between the cerebral hemispheres, influencing how attention is allocated and relevance is realized.
  3. The conflict between science and mythology can be seen as analogous to the differences in cognitive styles between the left and right hemispheres, emphasizing the importance of integrating different approaches.
373 implied HN points 14 Mar 23
  1. The will to power is a metaphysical doctrine similar to Heraclitus' Logos and Schopenhauer's primacy of the will.
  2. Nietzsche's will to power aims to promote and justify the flourishing of life, opposing pessimistic philosophies like Schopenhauer.
  3. The will to power is based on empirical findings in biology and psychology, generalizing to explain all aspects of life.
373 implied HN points 22 Apr 23
  1. Changes and additions to the essay 'Intimations of a New Worldview' were made, including a figure illustrating the 'journey of the revolutionary hero'.
  2. The author is working on a post exploring the significance of 'meaning in life' from an evolutionary psychology perspective.
  3. The substack has experienced growth with over 1,400 subscribers after nine months, showing progress despite the author's initial anonymity.
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