Naomi Klein on How To Stay Sane In An Increasingly Warped Online World

Naomi Klein on How To Stay Sane In An Increasingly Warped Online World

By Ten Percent Happier

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Klein goes down the rabbit hole after learning she has a digital doppelgänger who has gone all in on conspiracies.

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author. Her most recent book is Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World. She is a columnist with The Guardian. In 2018 she was named the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair at Rutgers University and is now Honorary Professor of Media and Climate at Rutgers. In September 2021 she joined the University of British Columbia as UBC Professor of Climate Justice and co-director of the Centre for Climate Justice.

In this episode we talk about:

Why she says conspiracy culture often gets the facts wrong but the feelings rightHow and why you should listen to people on the other side of the aisleThe convergence of wellness culture and rightwing ideologyThe precariousness of the selfHow she learned to loosen the death grip on her egoAnd the importance of coming from a place of calm in the storm

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