Why do young men find extremism? Why do liberal women suffer from more mental health problems than conservative women? Why do Westerners imagine problems that aren't there? How has tech incentivized us into unhappiness?
Gurwinder Bhogal left his career in tech to become an amateur psychologist, in his words, studying extremism, how tech is changing society, why smart people believe stupid things, and our modern mental health crisis.publishes much of his work on his Substack, The Prism. I've found his insights on decision making, finding good information, mental health, social media, and more very helpful! In this episode, we talk about the ways in which tech has gamified humanity, how Luton became UK's jihadi hub, and the dark places tech will take us if we aren't careful.