The Rewired Soul

Chris Boutté
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Created 01 Aug 2021
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  • What Nobody Seems to Understand about NFTs
    17 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    If you’ve been on the internet in the last year, you’ve heard about NFTs. And if you’ve heard about them but don’t know what they are, you’re not alone. NFTs are Non-Fungible Token. There are an endle...
  • How to be a Bad Leftist Progressive
    08 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Yesterday was pretty exciting because since being laid off from my job, I had my first freelance piece published. Working with the wonderful Newsweek editor Batya Ungar-Sargon, I published a piece tit...
  • Dave Chappelle's 'The Closer' Standup is Why You Need to Read More Books
    06 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 0 4
    As I watched the new Dave Chappelle standup ‘The Closer’ on Netflix, there were multiple times where I thought, “I can’t wait to see all of the articles come out that do exactly what Dave predicts.” I...
  • Why You Think You're Better at Things Than You Actually Are
    01 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    If I put you in a room with 100 people who drive, where would you rank yourself? Obviously, as you read this, I can’t talk to you, but without being a psychic, I would put money on the fact that you s...
  • This Thinking Error is Costing You a Lot of Money
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    I’m about to save you a ton of money and make you a better negotiator...you’re welcome. All you have to do is understand how silly we are when it comes to numbers and something called anchoring. So ma...
  • You Have Far Less Free Will of Choice Than You Think
    28 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Love is a crazy thing, and we often act irrationally when we have feelings for someone, but we’re far more irrational than we even know. For most of my life, I believed in the idea of the perfect soul...
  • The Irrationality of Spite
    25 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    I’ve been in a bit of a “mood” this week, and when that happens, one of the things I try to do is take a step back and figure out what’s going on with me. While most of you have had the pleasure of me...
  • Addressing the Dangerous and Polarizing Effects of Social Media with Charles Arthur
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Episode Notes Social media platforms started with good intentions, so how did we get to where we are today? Why does misinformation spread on social media, and how does it make us so polarized? How is...
  • Reciprocity and Resentment: Was Robert Cialdini Wrong?
    23 Sep 2021 • 17 min read
    There are about 50 different reasons that I didn’t want to write this piece, but it’s been on my mind for weeks. The primary fear is that I’ll come off as a whiner, but I promise, if you stay until th...
  • Surviving as an Introverted Parent with Julie Vick
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Episode Notes Being a parent is scary enough, but what about when you’re an introvert? Interacting with other parents at playdates, getting flooded with advice, having to talk to randos is brutal, but...
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