Could Social Media be more healthy?
These platforms could be completely redesigned, and even serve us better.
Check out the suggestions how it could be done, alongside with an explanation of social media mechanisms.
(00:03) The Most Recent Studies on the Toxicity of Social Media Part 1
(03:53) The Most Recent Studies on the Toxicity of Social Media Part 2
(07:47) What Can We Learn From These Studies?
(08:28) Sam Vaknin’s Suggestions: Step 1
(11:50) Step 2 and Step 3
(14:37) A Few More Recommendations by Sam Vaknin Part 1
(17:49) A Few More Recommendations by Sam Vaknin Part 2
(21:18) A Few More Recommendations by Sam Vaknin Part 3
(26:10) The Crux of the Matter
(28:36) Why Social Media Should Charge a Fee and Why It Would Work
(33:28) Getting Rid of the Likes
(34:55) Examples of How Some Companies Went From Free to Fee and Benefited
(39:46) Social Media Executive Might All Have the Fraud Syndrome
(44:40) What Would Happen to a Micro-famous Young Person Who Also Thinks It’s a Fraud
(46:30) Sam Vaknin Adds to Richard’s Answer
(51:19) That Constant Pulling Out of the Smartphone to Check Seems to Be Compulsive and Nervous
(55:16) Psychological Background to Why Social Media is So Addictive
(58:28) We All Have Recognition Hunger
(1:02:14) In Social Media It’s Almost Impossible to Obtain the “Positive Stroking”
(1:06:34) The Idea of Six Human Needs
(1:08:45) The Difference Between Conditioning and Addiction Part 1
(1:12:23) The Difference Between Conditioning and Addiction Part 2
(1:16:41) Richard Adds to the Explanation
(1:19:41) Would Bringing Storytelling Back to Social Media Convert Conditioning to Addiction?
(1:22:16) Holocaust Was a Form of Mass-conditioning
(1:27:06) The More Primitive is the Conditioning, the Harder It is to Break
(1:31:25) Is Telling a Story of the Social Media Makes It Less of a Conditional Tool? Part 1
(1:36:33) Is Telling a Story of the Social Media Makes It Less of a Conditional Tool? Part 2
(1:40:16) Social Media is Not an Innocent Tool
(1:42:10) The Ring From the Lord of the Rings Analogy
(1:44:32) They Cannot Claim That They’re Not Trying to Coerce People
This is inspired by the "No Country for Old Men" film and novel, which I believe confronts the audience with their narcissism.
We will go through all the narcissism DSM traits, along with proposed antidotes to them.
(00:27) Books Recommendation
(02:39) Richard's Disclaimer About Him Going...
Narcissistic parent is prone to treat their child in either of two ways.
Overpraising (Golden Child) or shunning and scapegoating (Black Sheep).
What is the reason behind that kind of parenthood and how does it impact the children development?
Find out in this episode.
(01:10) The Big Long...
Isn't it dangerous to crush people's optimism with a medical sounding condition?
Depending on which filters/models you use to approach the symptoms, you will get different results.
Realize how much of how we think about the problem impact our ability to solve it.
There is no one and only way...