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The interesting part is not in the reading of the words but the understanding of the concepts.

I listened to this podcast and rarely read transcripts. When listening to podcasts, at least for me, the "umms" and "awws" allow me time to think about what is being said.

If you prefer reading. Read the article that the interview is based upon: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/11/diminish...

And Stubborn Attachments by Tyler Cowen: https://www.amazon.com/Stubborn-Attachments-Prosperous-Respo...




Sure, and things like "you know", "umm" etc. are not concepts. They're just noise. They could be edited out of the transcript and no value would be lost.

I did read the article when it came out. The interesting part here is the way the presenter might challenge some of the contents of the article.




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