Gen Y Chronicles Podcast

GenYChron Ep. 0018 – Birthdays, Pareto distributions and spirit molecules



Show summary Join us this week as we talk about empirical evidence for birthday-dependent personalities, the eerie predominance of naturally occurring inequality within our universe and a psychedelic substance that our bodies produce, known as N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT). Show notes 1:52 - The Secret Language of Birthdays by Gary Goldschneider and Joost Elffers 5:08 - Gary Goldschneider’s Wikipedia page 7:10 - Confirmation bias 8:10 - “Don’t throw the baby out with the bath water”. 10:00 - The Pareto principle 10:25 - Vilfredo Pareto 12:14 - Systems Theory 13:05 - Simulation hypothesis 13:57 - “The universe has a bias towards inequality”. 15:30 - The Matthew principle 20:28 - DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman 20:38 - DMT stands for N,N-Dimethyltryptamine 24:27 - NDE or Near-death experience 30:10 - Psychedelic substances can potentially reduce criminal behaviour