Dr Feelgood came out of the UK pub rock / rhythm and blues scene in the mid seventies. I’m not sure that they ever really broke through in the US, but they toured hard and were/are a fantastic live band.
This was my weekend watch. It’s a fantastic, far-reaching discussion across the evolution of virtue, morality, free trade and more. It touches on the green revolution and on Ridley’s Rational Optimist perspective (similar to Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now.
In fact, it’s all that you might expect from a discussion between Peterson and Ridley.
“‘I wish it need not have happened in my time,’ said Frodo. ‘So do I,’ said Gandalf, ‘and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.’“
Nicholas Bate provides pithy advice for better living (always) …
How to get better at anything, 22
1. Read the best book on the subject by the best expert. 2, Practise the skill daily. 3. Fill a notebook with key points, learnings and tips on the subject. 4. Read that notebook (3) daily. 5. Create a plan of incremental improvement. 6. …
I am in awe of those who produce thoughtful, thought-provoking and inspiring material with such relentless regularity.