The subtlecain Podcast

Eyes Without a Face

August 21, 2022 Aaron Smith Season 1 Episode 33
The subtlecain Podcast
Eyes Without a Face
Show Notes


AUGUST 21, 2022      AARON SMITH      SEASON 1      EPISODE 33



Today, in Episode 33, we discuss how social media impacts our self-perception and our perception of the world around us. We live in what I like to call a "Billboard Society". Social media profiles are sanitized versions of who we are that we present to the world with the hope that we will be accepted and liked. The positive and negative feedback we receive online can coerce us into conformity or silence. If our meaning is not built on something that transcends the trends, we will never know who we truly are apart from them.

The Psychology of Totalitarianism by Mattias Desmet:

Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman:

The Crowdsourced Panopticon by Jeremy Weissman:

Social Neuroscience NIH:

The Physiological Basis of Nonverbal Communication- Springer:

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